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[142] Clarke, (H) W. M. Gunn, (I) W. P. Mobley, (K) W. H. Lawson. This regiment participated in the defense of Savannah by Hardee in December, 1864. A large proportion of the officers and men in all the reserve regiments and battalions were exempts from the regular Confederate service, many of them having been honorably discharged on account of wounds or failing health; many others were employes in government workshops, and some were State and county officers, while still others were either too old or too young for the regular service.

Other companies of Georgia infantry were commanded by Capts. A. C. Davenport, John B. Hussey, W. H. Banks, E. R. Whitley, A. Boward, C. S. Jenkins, P. Robinson, S. M. Ralston, D. Crum, D. C. Smith, E. T. Cullens, J. R. Hart, Wm. A. Carswell, G. Lumpkin, J. F. Cooper, W. S. Dubose, J. T. McClusky, N. J. Macarthy, W. S. Goodwin, E. Richards, C. H. Way, W. A. Adams, T. A. Skelton, J. R. Cumming, J. Hill, Jr., W. C. Thornton.

During the siege of Atlanta the following commands of Georgia State troops participated: First brigade, Brig.-Gen. R. W. Carswell—First regiment, Col. E. H. Pottle; Second regiment, Col. C. D. Anderson; Fifth regiment, Col. S. S. Stafford; First battalion, Lieut.-Col. H. K. McCoy. Second brigade, Brig.-Gen. P. J. Phillips —Third regiment, Col. Q. M. Hill; Fourth regiment, Col. R. McMillan; Sixth regiment, Col. J. W. Burney; artillery battalion, Col. C. W. Styles. Third brigade, Brig.-Gen. C. D. Anderson; Fourth brigade, Brig.-Gen. H. K. McKay. The regiments composing the last two brigades are not given in the official records.

The artillery.

The Ninth battalion Georgia artillery had the following officers at its organization: Maj. A. Leyden, Adjt. G. A. Lofton, Asst. Quartermaster J. W. Brown, Surg. N. A. D'Alvigny; Capts. (A) Elias Holcombe, (B)

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