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[117] following officers: Col. J. T. McConnell, Lieut.-Col. J. F. B. Jackson, Maj. J. H. Randall, Adjt. W. M. McCallister; Capts. (A) L. W. Crook, (B) T. H. Pitner, (C) Timothy Ford, (D) J. W. Cureton, (E) C. D. Hill, who resigned and was succeeded by Henry P. Osborne, (F) James H. Anderson, (G) B. J. Brown, (H) William H. Edwards, (I) John D. Hayes, (K) J. W. Brady. This regiment was assigned to the army of Tennessee; was engaged in the campaign of 1862 in east Tennessee and Kentucky; was sent to Mississippi, where it participated in all the battles of the Vicksburg campaign, being among those captured at Vicksburg; was exchanged in time to share in the battle at Missionary Ridge, and was in the Atlanta and Tennessee campaigns. In the spring of 1865 it was consolidated with parts of the Thirty-fourth and Fifty-sixth regiments, retaining its own number, and was engaged in the campaign of the Carolinas, surrendering with J. E. Johnston. Its colonel, J. T. McConnell, died from wounds received in action, and was succeeded by Lieutenant-Colonel Jackson. Captain Brady was killed. Captain Osborne died at his home in Augusta, Ga., from sickness contracted during the siege of Vicksburg, being not yet twenty-one years of age.

The Fortieth regiment Georgia volunteers had the following officers: Col. Abda Johnson, Lieut.-Col. Robert M. Young, Maj. Raleigh G. Camp, Adjt. G. W. Warwick; Capts. (A) John H. Matthews, (B) John U. Dobbs, (C) Z. B. Hargrove, (D) Francis H. Hall, (E) J. F. Grooves, (F) John Middlebrooks, (G) Thomas J. Foster, (H) Joseph L. Neil, (I) Abda Johnson, (K) Alexander Murchison. On the organization of the regiment Captain Johnson was elected colonel. The Fortieth was assigned to service first in Tennessee, then in Mississippi; was engaged with distinction in the battle of Chickasaw Bayou in December, 1862, and shared the battles and hardships of the Vicksburg campaign,

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