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[119] first the following field officers: Col. Robert J. Henderson, Lieut.-Col. R. F. Maddox, Maj. William H. Hulsey, and Adjt. H. M. Wylie. The captains were: (A) L. P. Thomas, (B) B. P. Weaver, (C) H. W. Parris, (D) Nathan Clay, (E) T. J. Mercer, (F) James M. Summers, (G) Enoch E. McCollum, (H) J. T. Mitchell, (I) John H. Barrett, (K) William L. Calhoun. The Forty-second was assigned to the army of Tennessee; took part in the campaign of Gen. Kirby Smith in east Tennessee and Kentucky; was sent to Mississippi in time for the battle of Chickasaw Bayou, where it was complimented in general orders; acted a gallant part in the battles of the Vicksburg campaign, and was exchanged in time to share in the battle of Missionary Ridge. It was in the Dalton-Atlanta campaign, and especially distinguished in the headlong charge at Atlanta, July 22, 1864, along the Georgia railroad, capturing a battery of guns. The regiment shared also in the hardships and battles of the Tennessee campaign. In the spring of 1865 it was consolidated with the Thirty-sixth and parts of the Thirty-fourth and Fifty-sixth Georgia regiments, retaining its own number, and again followed the lead of Gen. J. E. Johnston in the campaign of the Carolinas, surrendering at Durham's Station. Major Hulsey became lieutenant-colonel, and Captain Thomas was promoted to major.

The Forty-third regiment Georgia volunteers at its organization had for officers: Col. Skidmore Harris, Lieut.-Col. Hiram P. Bell, Maj. Henry C. Kellogg, and Adjt. J. S. Allen; Capts. (A) William F. Mullins, (B) M. M. Grantham, (C) Benjamin F. Hanie, (D) William P. Brown, (E) Thomas G. Pilgrim, (F) James F. Law, (G) M. M. Mintz, (H) H. R. Howard, (I) W. C. Lester, (K) John F. Rivers, (L) M. H. West. The regiment was assigned to the army of Tennessee after the battle of Shiloh; went into the Kentucky campaign in McCown's division; was sent to Mississippi, where it served with great distinction from Chickasaw Bayou to

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