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[143] Wm. W. Sentell, (C) George W. Atkinson, (D) T. M. Peeples, (E) B. F. Wyley. This fine body of troops was at first in Georgia, and in December, 1862, was ordered to east Tennessee to report to Gen. Humphrey Marshall. It served in that department, being part of the time in southeast Kentucky and southwest Virginia. It was in the campaign around Chattanooga in September and October, 1863, and with Longstreet in the Knoxville campaign. A portion of it served in southwest Virginia in 1864, and a part of the battalion did duty in the defense of Richmond in the fall of 1864-65 and during the final campaign in the spring of 1865. Some of the successors to its first officers were: Capts. (B) H. P. Randall, (C) A. M. Wolihin, (E) B. W. York.

The Eleventh battalion Georgia artillery had the following officers: Lieut.-Col. Allen S. Cutts, Maj. John Lane, Asst. Quartermaster Thomas H. Johnston; Capts. (A) H. M. Ross, (B) G. M. Patterson and John V. Price, (C) Charles P. Crawford, (D) James A. Blackshear, (E) John T. Wingfield and later John Lane, who subsequently became major. In 1861 Capt. Allen S. Cutts went to Virginia in command of the Sumter Flying artillery. At Dranesville Gen. J. E. B. Stuart called him the ‘brave, true, heroic’ Cutts. He was promoted major and other batteries added to his command. H. M. Ross became captain of his old company and the name Sumter artillery was applied to the whole battalion. Cutts was promoted to lieutenant-colonel, and John Lane, who had been captain of Company C, was made major. The battalion was distinguished in all the campaigns of the army of Northern Virginia, around Richmond, in north Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and the campaign against Grant, closing with Appomattox.

The Twelfth Georgia battalion of artillery had the following officers: Lieut.-Col. H. D. Capers, Majs. G. M. Hanvey and S. H. Crump, Adjts. F. W. Baker (killed) and B. F. Clayton (killed), Asst. Quartermaster Ker

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