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[128] Tennessee through the greater part of 1862. In Stevenson's division it participated in the siege of Cumberland Gap and the march into Kentucky. In the latter part of the year it went in the same division to Mississippi, participating in the battles of the Vicksburg campaign and surrendering with the rest of that gallant garrison. After exchange it took part in the Atlanta and Tennessee campaigns, and in the spring of 1865, being consolidated with the First volunteers and Sixty-third Georgia under the name of the First Georgia, it served in the Carolinas under Joe Johnston. Stephen De Bruhl and George K. Hunter successively became adjutants of this regiment, and J. N. Shinholser succeeded Capt. J. W. Shinholser, promoted major.

The Fifty-ninth regiment Georgia volunteers was organized with Jack Brown, colonel; C. J. Harris, lieutenant-colonel; Bolivar H. Gee, major; W. A. Sparks, commissary; B. F. Bruton, assistant quartermaster; H. Marshall, adjutant. The captains were: (A) B. H. Gee, (B) John G. Collins, (C) W. H. Ficklin, (D) D. C. Smith, (E) M. G. Bass, (F) James M. Rouse, (G) G. F. Brown, (H) Jack Brown, (I) E. Cain (died), (K) C. J. Harris. The regiment served in the department of South Carolina, Georgia and Florida, part of the time guarding stores and prisoners at Macon; in 1863 was ordered to Virginia and assigned to Gen. G. T. Anderson's brigade in time to participate in the battle of Gettysburg; was then sent to Charleston, and soon after to Longstreet at Chattanooga, going with him through the Knoxville campaign. Returning to Virginia in the spring of 1864 it served from the Wilderness to Appomattox. The successors to the original officers were: Lieut.-Col. B. H. Gee, Majs. C. J. Harris, M. G. Bass and W. H. Ficklin, Adjt. M. F. Bass; Capts. (D) B. H. Miller, (E) B. L. Brown, (H) F. M. Robinson and W. W. Train, (I) John

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