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[116] The Thirty-seventh was formed in part from two splendid battalions, the Third and Ninth, which had been distinguished at Murfreesboro. In Bate's brigade it shared in the Chickamauga and Chattanooga campaigns, ending with Missionary Ridge; also in the Atlanta and Tennessee campaigns of 1864. In the spring of 1865 the Thirty-seventh regiment and Fourth battalion of Georgia sharpshooters were consolidated with the Fifty-fourth Georgia, by which number these three commands were known during the campaign in the Carolinas.

The Thirty-eighth regiment Georgia volunteers at its organization had as field officers: Col. Augustus R. Wright, Lieut.-Col. George W. Lee, Maj. Lewis J. Parr. The captains were: William L. McLeod (A), Robert B. Eberhart (B), John V. Flowers (C), George W. Mc-Clesky (D), William H. Battey (E), Cornelius R. Hanleiter (F), William Wright (G), Thomas H. Bomar (H), John C. Thornton (I), James D. Matthews (K). The Thirty-eighth was formed from Wright's Georgia legion and the Twenty-fifth Georgia. After this consolidation it served in the army of Northern Virginia from the spring of 1862 until the surrender at Appomattox, where, in the division commanded by Brig.-Gen. Clement A. Evans and the corps of General Gordon, it helped to make the last successful charge of that army. The following field officers succeeded those who were appointed at its organization: Cols. George W. Lee and J. D. Matthews, Lieut.-Cols. Lewis J. Parr, J. D. Matthews and P. E. Davant, Maj. T. H. Bomar. The following captains succeeded those first named: J. W. Brinson and L. W. Farmer (E), George F. Robinson (G), J. O. Maxwell (I), Charles A. Hawkins, R. T. Donough and L. H. T. Bomar (K). The following captains were killed in battle: William L. McLeod, George W. McClesky, William H. Battey, L. W. Farmer and Charles A. Hawkins.

The Thirty-ninth regiment Georgia volunteers had the

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