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[40] Jones (killed) and M. H. Marshall. This regiment had also an ensign, B. F. Shivers.

The Eighteenth regiment Georgia volunteers was organized with the following field officers: Wm. T. Wofford, colonel; S. Z. Ruff, lieutenant-colonel; Jefferson Johnson, major. The captains were J. B. O'Neill (A), J. A. Stewart (B), D. L. Jarratt (C), S. D. Irvin (D), E. J. Starr (E), J. C. Roper (F), J. C. Maddox (G), F. M. Ford (H), Joseph Armstrong (I), John A. Crawford (K). The Eighteenth is another regiment that had the honor of fighting upon the famous battlefields of the army of Northern Virginia. Its colonel, W. T. Wofford, became a brigadier-general and was succeeded by S. Z. Ruff, who dying on the field of honor was followed by Joseph Armstrong. On Ruff's promotion F. M. Ford became lieutenant-colonel. Jefferson Johnson was succeeded as major by J. A. Stewart, and he by W. G. Callaghan. Captain Crawford was succeeded by W. Brown and he by L. C. Weems. No more gallant command followed the Southern cross through so many glorious victories to final defeat. During the Seven Days battles it was in Hood's famous brigade, and afterward was one of the regiments that followed the leadership of Brig.-Gen. W. T. Wofford.

The Nineteenth regiment Georgia volunteers was organized with W. W. Boyd, colonel; Thomas C. Johnson, lieutenant-colonel; A. J. Hutchins, major, and James P. Perkins, adjutant. The captains were F. M. Johnston (A), John Keely (B), J. J. Beall (C), James D. Hunter (D), Charles W. Mabry (E), Wm. E. Curtis (F), Tillman W. Flynt (G), John B. Beall (H), John T. Chambers (I), John W. Hooper (K). The greater part of the service of this regiment was in the army of Northern Virginia. At the time of the battle of Gettysburg it was in North Carolina. It went with the other regiments of Colquitt's brigade to Florida and shared in the victory at Olustee in February, 1864, and returned to Virginia in time for

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