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[122] Adjt. W. R. Bedell; Capts. (C) T. C. Tillman, (F) R. M. Dixon, (G) Malcom Gillis, (I) W. A. Davis, (K) I. F. Pou.

The Forty-seventh regiment Georgia volunteers had at first the following field officers: Col. G. W. M. Williams (died), Lieut.-Col. A. C. Edwards, Maj. J. S. Cone, Adjt. B. S. Williams. The captains were: (A) M. J. Doyle, (B) Pat Gormley. The roll is incomplete. The Forty-seventh was made up from the Eleventh battalion of infantry which had served on the Georgia coast in 1862. It was sent to the army of Tennessee in 1863; was in the campaigns of Chickamauga and Missionary Ridge, in the Atlanta campaign; then went to Savannah in Hardee's command. In the spring of 1865 it was consolidated with the Forty-sixth Georgia and Bonaud's battalion, and was engaged in the campaign of the Carolinas under Gen. Joseph E. Johnston, surrendering with him near Goldsboro. Some of the successors to those holding office in the regiment at its organization were as follows: Col. A. C. Edwards, Lieut.-Cols. W. S. Phillips and J. S. Cone, Maj. A. G. Cone.

The first officers of the Forty-eighth regiment Georgia volunteers were: Col. William Gibson, Lieut.-Col. R. W. Carswell, Maj. J. R. Whitehead, Adjt. Julian Cumming; Capts. (A) A. Kelley (killed), (B) M. R. Hall, (C) H. J. Dortic (killed), (D) John W. Harlow (killed), (E) T. H. Polhill (killed), (F) Thomas W. Kent, (G) Ulysses A. Rice, (H) Neill McLeod, (I) R. J. Wilson, (K) T. J. Hamilton. This regiment was assigned to the army of Northern Virginia in the spring of 1862. It was engaged in the campaigns of the Peninsula, Seven Days before Richmond, Northern Virginia and Maryland, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville and Gettysburg, and in the long continued campaign against Grant from the spring of 1864 to the closing scene at Appomattox, April 9, 1865. The successors to the officers at the organization were: Col. M. R. Hall, successively major, lieutenant-colonel

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