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[121] F. Cherry. The captains were: (A) M. R. Rogers, (B) J. W. Dozier, (C) James M. Carter, (D) Joseph H. White, (E) William S. Wallace, (F) Richard M. Bonner, (G) C A. Conn, (H) William M. Davis, (I) L. J. Dupree, (K) A. W. Gibson. Going to Virginia, the Forty-fifth began its battles at Hanover Court House and served until the surrender at Appomattox, being engaged in all the great conflicts of the army of Northern Virginia, in the campaigns around Richmond, in northern Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania, and afterward helping to baffle the desperate efforts and overwhelming resources of Grant for nearly a year. The successors to those holding office at its organization were: Col. Thomas J. Simmons; Lieut.-Cols. W. L. Grice, J. W. Carter, W. S. Wallace and C. A. Conn (killed); Majs. M. R. Rogers, J. W. Carter and A. W. Gibson; Capts. (A) W. H. Shaw and George F. Cherry, (C) John H. Baskim, (F) John Hardeman, (H) John G. Brown, (I) J. I. Hall and J. M. Carter.

The Forty-sixth regiment Georgia volunteers had for its first officers: Col. Peyton H. Colquitt (killed), Lieut.-Col. William A. Daniel, Maj. Alexander M. Speer, Adjt. W. W. Charlton; Capts. (A) T. B. Hancock, (B) Samuel J. C. Dunlap, (C) A. H. Cooper (killed), (D) E. G. Raiford, (E) William A. Andrews, (F) John P. Beatty, (G) G. A. Ball, (H) Eleazer Taylor, (I) W. F. Moore, (K) A. G. Bedell. It served during 1862 on the Georgia coast. then near Charleston until May, 1863, when it was sent to Mississippi in Gist's brigade; shared in the campaigns that included the battles of Chickamauga and Missionary Ridge; participated in the Atlanta and Tennessee campaigns of 1864, and in the spring of 1865, being consolidated with the Forty-seventh Georgia and Bonaud's battalion, was engaged in the campaign of the Carolinas, surrendering with General Johnston. The successors to those holding office in the regiment at its organization were as follows: Col. S. J. C. Dunlap, previously major;

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