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[138] Asst. Quartermaster Ker Boyce, Adjt. F. W. Baker (killed); Capts. (B) J. W. Rudisill, (C) Samuel H. Crump, (D) George W. Johnson, (E) J. J. Newsome, (F) George M. Hood. In Virginia it was assigned at once to Evans' Georgia brigade, and shared in the Overland campaign which ended with the bloody defeat of Grant at Cold Harbor. It marched with the brigade in Early's Lynchburg, Valley and Maryland campaigns, participating gallantly in all battles. Returning to Richmond in December, it remained in Evans' division of Gordon's corps at Petersburg, and was present at the closing scene at Appomattox. Although this battalion served as infantry all through the Virginia campaign, it appears everywhere in the records as the Twelfth battalion of artillery. Among the changes in officers, we note the following: Samuel H. Crump, who had been captain of Company C, but had gone to the army of Tennessee on Gen. W. H. T. Walker's staff with the rank of major, after the death of that officer returned to the battalion as major. Edward C. Clayton was adjutant and was killed in battle. Joseph H. Taliaferro became captain of Company C, and J. W. Anderson of Company D.

The Thirteenth battalion Georgia infantry had for its officers at organization: Maj. George A. Gordon, Adjt. L. T. Mallory, Commissary W. J. Neville, Surg. J. B. Read; Capts. (A) George R. Black, (B) John R. Giles, (C) James T. Buckner. This battalion served on the Georgia coast. In December, 1862, it united with the Oglethorpe artillery from the Twelfth battalion and six other companies to form the Sixty-third regiment, whose sketch has been already given.

The Seventeenth battalion Georgia infantry had the following officers: Maj. Joseph T. Smith, Asst. Quartermaster T. C. Burch; Capts. (A) J. G. McMullin, (B) D. L. Gholson, (C) D. C. Young, (D) George Eberhart, (E) S. G. Pettus. This battalion is the same as the Ninth, and went to form the Thirty-seventh infantry.

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