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[125] (F) S. M. Beck, (G) Lewis B. Beard, (H) W. W. Brown, (I) John R. Russell, (K) T. F. Cooper. The Fifty-second was assigned to Kirby Smith's department of East Tennessee in the spring of 1862, served in Stevenson's division, which recaptured Cumberland Gap, and then marched into Kentucky. In the fall it was sent to Mississippi, was greatly distinguished at Chickasaw Bayou, and in the spring and summer of 1863 participated in the battles of the campaign that closed with the siege and surrender of Vicksburg. It was engaged at Missionary Ridge, and served through the Atlanta campaign and the campaign in Tennessee, and was in the Carolinas under Gen. J. E. Johnston, surrendering April 26, 1865. The roster of this regiment is even more incomplete than others, the only record of change made being that J. W. Woodward succeeded Captain Parker, and that C. D. Phillips became colonel.

The Fifty-third regiment Georgia volunteers had at organization the following officers: Col. L. T. Doyal, Lieut.-Col. Thomas Sloan, Maj. J. P. Simms, Adjt. John F. Hanson; Capts. (A) T. W. Atkins, (B) Thomas W. Simms, (C) Samuel W. Marshbone, (D) J. W. Hance (killed), (E) S. W. Glass, (F) Thomas Sloan, (G) R. P. Taylor, (H) W. B. Baker, (I) J. M. D. Bonds, (K) J. M. Ponder. The Fifty-third was part of the splendid brigade of General Semmes, in Virginia, serving under that gallant officer until his death at Gettysburg; then under General Bryan during the Chattanooga and Knoxville campaign of Longstreet, with whom, returning to Virginia, it served through the Overland campaign and around Richmond. During its long and honorable career its losses in officers and men were severe. Maj. James P. Simms became colonel; was promoted to brigadier-general, and during the Appomattox campaign commanded the brigade. The records are incomplete, and silent as to other changes.

The Fifty-fourth regiment Georgia volunteers had for

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