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The Eighteenth battalion Georgia infantry at its organization had the following officers: Maj. John Screven, Asst. Quartermaster R. H. Footman, Adjt. E. P. Stair; Capts. (A) W. L. Basinger, (B) G. W. Stiles, (C) G. C. Rice. This was made up from the Savannah Volunteer Guards battalion, one of the ‘crack’ commands of the State before the war. It served in 1862 on the Georgia coast. In July, 1862, a detachment from this battalion, with detachments from the First volunteers, Sixty-third regiment and Twelfth battalion, formed part of the garrison of Battery Wagner. In May, 1864, as before stated, the Twelfth battalion was ordered to Virginia and assigned to Evans' brigade.

Smith's Georgia legion (see Sixty-fifth regiment), or partisan rangers, was organized with the following officers: Col. Sumner J. Smith, Lieut.-Col. John R. Hart, Maj. B. F. Brown, Adjt. B. F. Chastain, Asst. Surg. B. P. White, Asst. Quartermaster Jas. W. Langston; Cavalry, Capts. (A) G. W. Standridge, (B) T. C. Fain, (C) W. F. Thomas, (D) S. M. Ralston, (E) L. Harlow, (F) S. Anderson, (G) John R. Hart, (H) A. Rudolph; Infantry, Capts. (A) Jacob W. Pearce, (B) Samuel F. Williams, (C) A. H. Morris, (D) John H. Craven, (E) Ben G. Grant, (F) Wm. G. Foster. This legion participated in the East Tennessee and Kentucky campaigns of 1862, and was in the department of East Tennessee until just before the battle of Chickamauga, when its infantry companies were taken to form the greater part of the Sixty-fifth Georgia, while the cavalry companies were the main component of Col. John R. Hart's Sixth Georgia cavalry regiment. The following are some of the officers who succeeded the first named: Lieut.-Col. John S. Fain, Maj. Robert H. Moore, Adjt. James M. Gartrell, Asst. Surg. John W. Farrell, Asst. Quartermaster C. M. Bale. Cavalry Capts. (B) T. C. Fain, (E) J. T. Burns, (G) A. F. Ball, (H) James Harlow. After the middle of the summer

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