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[27] course, during the long conflict, many changes in organization. Colonel Wright became a brigadier-general and finally a major-general in the army of the Confederate States. He was succeeded by Edward J. Walker as colonel. Lieutenant-Colonel Reid was succeeded by R. B. Nisbet, and next by Claiborne Snead. Maj. Augustus H. Lee was followed by John R. Sturgis (killed) and A. B. Montgomery. Maj. John F. Jones was followed by G. E. Hayes. The changes among the captains were: Musgrove was followed by S. A. Corker; Nisbet by John S. Reid; McWhorter by J. T. Geer; Griffin was followed by J. A. Hamilton (killed), G. W. Allen and J. G. Royal; Beall by J. M. Waters and J. A. Mason; Walker by Claiborne Snead; Jones by L. F. Luckie and J. H. Evans; Carswell by J. J. McBee (killed), W. H. Bearden and H. J. Hughes; Billups by D. B. Langston.

The organization of the Fourth Georgia volunteers was completed April 26, 1861, as follows: Col. George Doles; Lieut.-Col. John J. Matthews; Maj. Charles L. Whitehead; Adjt. Philip Cook; Commissary J. B. Morgan; Quartermaster H. R. Daniels; Capts. B. Cusley (A), Robert S. Smith (B), E. A. Nash (C), George F. Todd (D), J. G. Rust (E), B. R. Mayer (F), George F. Bartlett (G), Samuel M. Prothro (H), William L. Johnson (I), D. R. E. Winn (K). This regiment served through the war in the army of Northern Virginia, and enjoyed the distinction of giving two brigadier-generals to the Confederate army. Its first colonel, George Doles, became brigadier-general and was killed at Second Cold Harbor. He, was succeeded as colonel by Philip Cook, who also became a brigadier-general. There were many other changes in the regiment. Colonel Cook was succeeded by William H. Willis; Lieut.-Col. John J. Matthews by W. T. Gordon, Philip Cook (afterward colonel and then brigadier-general) and David R. E. Winn. Maj. Charles L. Whitehead was followed by William F. Jordan,

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