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The officers of the Sixty-fourth regiment Georgia volunteers at organization were: Col. John W. Evans (killed), Lieut.-Col. James Barrow (killed), Maj. W. H. Weems, Asst. Quartermaster E. R. Peabody, Adjt. J. A. Byrd; Capts. (A) John K. Redd, (B) T. J. Pritchett, (C) N. W. Garrard, (D) George S. Thomas, (E) C. S. Jenkins, (F) P. Robinson, (G)D. C. Smith, (H) S. A. Townsley, (I) J. T. McClusky. This regiment served in 1863 in the district of Florida, and in February, 1864, participated in the battle of Olustee. It was sent to Virginia in the spring of 1864 and formed part of the force under Beauregard that thwarted Butler's attempt to take Petersburg. It continued to serve in the trenches at Petersburg, being in Mahone's division. At the battle of the Crater, Colonel Evans was killed and was succeeded by Lieutenant-Colonel Weems, who had succeeded James Barrow when he was killed in battle. Capt. C. S. Jenkins thereupon became major. The only other change recorded is that C. A. C. Walker became captain of Company G. The regiment surrendered at Appomattox.

The Sixty-fifth regiment Georgia volunteers was organized with the following officers: Col. Sumner J. Smith, Lieut.-Col. J. S. Fain, Maj. B. F. Brown, Commissary W. A. Martin, Adjt. T. W. Alexander. The captains were: (A) S. F. Williams, (B) Andrew H. Morris, (C) John H. Craven, (D) W. G. Foster, (E) W. F. Thomas, (F) A. Rudolph, (G) John W. Holmes, (H) F. M. Kitchens, (I) Henry L. Smith, (K) W. W. Grant. The Sixty-fifth, formed in part from Smith's Georgia legion, served in east Tennessee; was afterward in the battles of Chickamauga and Missionary Ridge, and participated in the Atlanta and Tennessee campaigns. In the spring of 1865 the Second and Eighth Georgia battalions were consolidated with it, and it followed again the lead of Joseph E. Johnston in the campaign of the Carolinas, surrendering near Goldsboro. The successors to the original officers were: Cols. John L. Fain, R. H. Moore

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