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[26] completed June 1, 1861, was as follows: Col. Paul J. Semmes; Lieut.-Col. Skidmore Harris; Maj. Edgar M. Butt; Adjt. W. Redd; Capts. D. G. Candler (A), William T. Harris (B), William S. Sheppard (C), William R. Holmes (D), W. A. Campbell (E), Thomas E. Dickerson (F), Roswell Ellis (G), Jesse A. Glenn (H), Charles R. Wiggins (I), Jared I. Ball (K). The quartermaster was James Houston, and the commissary was S. G. W. Dillingham. This regiment served throughout the war in the army of Northern Virginia. During this time various changes in organization occurred. Colonel Semmes, being appointed brigadier-general, was succeeded by Edgar M. Butt. Lieut.-Col. Skidmore Harris was succeeded by W. T. Harris (killed), William R. Holmes (killed) and W. S. Sheppard. Maj. Edgar M. Butt was succeeded by W. S. Sheppard, William T. Harris, W. W. Charlton and A. M. Lewis. The changes among the captains were: Candler was followed by W. W. Charlton and John W. Owens; Harris by A. M. Lewis; Sheppard by Robert Howard; Holmes by W. A. Thompson (killed); Campbell by T. J. Morris; Dickerson by A. B. Shuford (killed); Ellis by T. Chaffin; Glenn by B. L. Hancock (killed); Wiggins by John T. Maddox; Ball by J. B. Newell. General Semmes was killed at Gettysburg.

The organization of the Third regiment of Georgia volunteers, completed May 8, 1861, was as follows: Col. Ambrose R. Wright; Lieut.-Col. James S. Reid; Maj. Augustus H. Lee; Adjt. W. W. Turner; Capts. William C. Musgrove (A), R. B. Nisbet (B), R. L. McWhorter (C), C. H. Andrews (D), J. R. Griffin (E),William O. Beall (F), Edward J. Walker (G), John F. Jones (H), N. A. Carswell (I), H. C. Billups (K). The quartermaster was A. Phillips and the commissary, H. S. Hughes. This regiment served for awhile on the North Carolina coast and then in the army of Northern Virginia. There were, of

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