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 Perkins; Capts. (A) W. M. Hutchings, (B) J. H. Strickland, (C) M. H. Haynie, (D) R. Trammell, (E) I. M. Blalock, (F) V. J. Reynolds, (G) J. L. Kerr, (H) William M. Tumlin, (I) I. F. Leak, (K) H. A. North. Maj. S. W. Davitt became colonel of this regiment. It was sent to east Tennessee in 1861. In July, 1862, before Bragg entered upon his campaign into Kentucky, it participated in the brilliant cavalry victory of Forrest at Murfreesboro, forming in connection with the Second Georgia cavalry the greater part of the Confederate force on that occasion. This regiment participated in the Murfreesboro, Chickamauga and Knoxville campaigns. It also bore an honorable part in the Atlanta campaign of 1864, and in the final campaign of the Carolinas. The Second Georgia cavalry regiment had at first the following officers: Col. W. J. Lawton, Lieut.-Col. Arthur Hood, Maj. C. A. Whaley, Adjt. R. F. Lawton; Capts. (A) G. C. Looney, (B) W. J. Lawton, (C) Charles C. Crews, (D) O. Winningham, (E) F. M. Ison, (F) Thomas H. Jordon, (G) W. D. Grant, (H) W. H. Chapman, (I) James W. Mayo, (K) J. C. Dunlop. This regiment was, like the First Georgia cavalry, with Forrest at Murfreesboro in July, 1862. It participated subsequently in the Murfreesboro, Chickamauga and Knoxville campaigns; also in the Atlanta campaign in Wheeler's corps; fought in Sherman's front on the march to the sea, and finally in the campaign of the Carolinas. The following are some of the officers who succeeded those named above: Cols. Arthur Hood and C. C. Crews, Lieut.-Cols. J. C. Dunlop and F. M. Ison. The Third Georgia cavalry regiment was organized with Col. Martin J. Crawford, Lieut.-Col. R. E. Kennon, Maj. H. H. Johnston, Adjt. I. P. L. Mudar; Capts. (A) W. R. Thompson, (B) Beverly A. Thornton, (C) J. H. Persons, (D) R. E. Kennon, (E) J. T. Thornton, (F) James A. Fowler, (H) D. F. Booten, (I) D. H. Collins, (K) A. R. Hughes. This regiment was with Wheeler
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