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e President for the war. The tender was immediately flashed over the wires and as promptly accepted. This company is claimed to have been the first in the Confederate States that offered its services for the entire war. It was attached to the Eighth Georgia regiment, of which Bartow was elected colonel; was ordered to Virginia, and beginning with the First Manassas, it went through the greatest battles of the most stupendous conflict of modern times. The Oglethorpes left for Virginia on May 21, 1861, escorted to the train by all the military organizations of the city and by an immense throng of citizens, amid the thundering salutes of artillery. The fact that their captain was so prominent a member of the Confederate Congress and such an eminent Georgian, gave special ├ęclat to him and his company. They carried off with them their arms belonging to the State, and the fact that this was done without the consent of the executive of Georgia, led to some sharp correspondence between Go