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[38] A. Taliaferro by T. C. Moore. Captain Etheridge, (killed) was succeeded by J. W. Mayes; Kelly by B. W. Ryle; Lester by S. B. David and R. N. Rogers; Harmon (killed) by W. O. Clegg and J. H. Hicks; Yopp (retired) by H. B. Smith; McMichael was killed in action; W. L. Goldsmith (promoted) was succeeded by R. A. Holt, and he by J. M. Evans.

The officers of the Fifteenth regiment Georgia volunteers were at first: Col. T. W. Thomas; Lieut.-Col. W. M. McIntosh; Maj. T. J. Smith; Commissary J. H. Willis; Quartermaster H. V. Forbes; Adjt. B. H. Lofton; Capts. A. B. Cade (A), Wm. T. Millican (B), L. H. O. Martin (C), S. J. Farmer (D), T. J. Smith (E), John E. Burch (F), S. Z. Ernsberger (G), Wm. R. Poole (H), Wm. H. Mattox (I), J. L. Culver (K). The Fifteenth served throughout the war in the army of Northern Virginia except during the time that it was engaged in the Chickamauga and east Tennessee campaigns under Longstreet in the fall of 1863 and early spring of 1864. During this long and faithful service many changes in organization occurred. The colonels following Thomas were Wm. T. Millican and D. M. DuBose. LieutenantColo-nel McIntosh (killed) was succeeded by Maj. T. J. Smith, whose successor was P. J. Shannon. Adjt. B. H. Lofton was followed by L. Pierce. Captain Cade was succeeded by J. S. Callaway; Martin by W. J. Willis; Farmer by D. S. Flint; Poole by T. H. Jackson; Mattox by J. A. Gaines, and Culver by Mark Latimer.

The Sixteenth regiment Georgia volunteers was organized as follows: Col. Howell Cobb; Lieut.-Col. Goode Bryan; Maj. Henry P. Thomas; Adjt. T. W. Cumming; Commissary L. McGuire; Quartermaster R. Thomas; Capts. James S. Gholston (A), A. M. Reynolds (B), J. H. Skelton (C), J. N. Montgomery (D), B. E. Stiles (E), J. H. D. McRae (F), A. C. Thompson (G), N. Reeder (H), N. L. Hutchins (I), R. J. Boyd (K). The Sixteenth was another of the splendid Georgia regiments

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