This battalion served on the Georgia coast
in 1862, also at Macon
guarding prisoners and stores.
Ordered to Virginia
November 1st, it reached that State about two weeks after the battle of Fredericksburg
It served in North Carolina
for a time, then in the Richmond
campaign of 1864.
It was also one of the commands with the army of Northern Virginia at Appomattox
The Eleventh battalion Georgia
infantry at its organization was commanded by Lieut.-Col. G. W. M. Williams
The captains were: (A) William S. Phillips
, (B) Pat Gormley
, (C) James H. Latimer
, (D) Philip G. Tippins
, (E) A. C. Edwards
, (F) John D. Ashton
, (G) Isaac M. Aiken
, (H) Wm. W. Williams
, (I) M. J. Doyle
This battalion served in 1862 on the Georgia coast
It was increased to a regiment by the addition of another company, and under the name of the Forty-seventh was sent to the army of Tennessee.
For further particulars of its history see the Forty-seventh.
The Twelfth battalion Georgia
infantry was organized as an artillery battalion, composed of four companies from Ramsey
's First infantry, for the original names of which consult the sketch of that regiment.
After serving under Kirby Smith
for six months (three companies as infantry and one, Hanvey
's, going into Kentucky
as artillery), it was ordered to the department of South Carolina, Georgia
's company rejoined it at that time, while J. V. H. Allen
's company (A), which had preceded it to Georgia
, was, with some new companies, added to the Thirteenth battalion to form the Sixty-third regiment.
On the coast the Twelfth battalion served both as infantry and heavy artillery.
A detachment of the battalion served at Battery Wagner, and in October the battalion under Major Hanvey
served at Fort Sumter
In May, 1864, it went to Virginia
as an infantry battalion with the following officers: Lieut.-Col. H. D. Capers
, Maj. G. M. Hanvey