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[130] Brennan, (G) W. Fannin, (H) J. M. Dasher, (I) J. D. Van Valkenburg, (K) E. F. Sharpe. The history of this regiment is the same as that of the Sixtieth. With equal fortitude and like renown it participated in the great campaigns which, beginning with the battles around Richmond, were continued through three years in Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania, until they closed at Appomattox in a defeat which was decisive and final, and yet as glorious to the vanquished as to the victors. In the changes that occurred, the following are some of the successors to the officers already named: Lieut.-Col. C. W. McArthur, Majs. Peter Brennan and H. Tillman, Adjt. G. C. Connor; Capts. (A) J. Y. McDuffie, (B) A. P. McRae (killed), (C) J. A. Edmondson, (D) H. Tillman, (E) T. M. McRae, (G) T. T. Colley. This regiment was partly made up from the Seventh battalion Georgia infantry.

The Sixty-second regiment Georgia volunteers organized with the following field officers: Col. Joel R. Griffin, Lieut.-Col. Randolph Towns, Maj John T. Kennedy, Commissary T. Meara, Adjt. B. B. Bowers. The captains were: (A) John P. Davis, (B) James W. Nichols, (C) W. L. A. Ellis, (D) William H. Faucett, (E), W. A. Thompson, (F) S. B. Jones, (G) Pat Gray, (H) Thomas A. Jones, (I) John A. Richardson, (K) E. W. Westbrook, (L) Theodore T. Barham. Seven companies of this regiment united with three of the Twentieth cavalry battalion and formed a cavalry command styled sometimes in the reports the Sixty-second Georgia, and in the last year of the war, the Eighth Georgia cavalry. They served for a time in Georgia, then in North Carolina, then in the brigade of Gen. James Dearing, at Petersburg, in 1864. The Sixty-second was originally formed in part from the Fifteenth battalion Georgia partisan rangers. The following are some of the officers who succeeded those first named: Lieut.-Col. John T. Kennedy, Maj. W. L. A. Ellis, Commissary W. R. Baldwin,

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