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[153] McAllister, (I) F. G. Pitt, (K) L. W. Phillips and I. S. McAllister. The regiment returned to Virginia and took part in the final campaign that closed at Appomattox.

The Eighth Georgia cavalry regiment was organized with the following officers: Col. J. R. Griffin, Lieut.-Col. J. M. Millen, Maj. J. M. Millen, Adjt. T. J. Pond; Capts. (A) J. P. Davis, (B) B. B. Bower, (C) W. L. A. Ellis, (D) T. R. Duval, (E) W. H. Thompson, (F) S. B. Jones, (G) P. Gray, (H) T. A. James, (I) A. J. Love, (K) S. L. Turner, (L) T. G. Barham. This regiment was formed of seven companies of the Sixty-second Georgia, and the first three companies of the Twentieth Georgia battalion. The Sixty-second had been serving in North Carolina and Virginia, and the Twentieth battalion had served in Georgia and Virginia. The Eighth regiment was formed in July, 1864, and served in Virginia until the end. Some of the officers who succeeded those in command at the organization were: Majs. W. G. Thomas and S. B. Spencer, Adjt. M. E. Williams; Capts. (A) T. S. Paine, H. L. Norfleet and R. Towns, (B) B. L. Screven, W. G. Thompson and J. N. Nichols, (C) J. C. Smith, (D) M. J. Smith, S. B. Spencer and W. H. Harrett, (E) J. G. Cress, J. M. Turpin and W. J. Deas, (F) M. E. Williams, (G) J. R. Harper, (I) J. B. Edgerton, J. A. Richardson, W. A. Lamand and J. T. Kennedy, (K) E. W. Westbrook.

The Ninth Georgia regiment of cavalry was organized with the following officers: Col. G. I. Wright, Lieut.-Col. B. S. King, Maj. M. D. Jones, Adjt. James Y. Harris; Capts. (A) T. B. Archer, (B) M. D. Jones, (C) W. G. Deloney, (D) G. I. Wright, (E) W. C. Dial, (F) W. D. Jones, (G) William M. Williams, (H) J. E. Ritch, (I) W. B. Young, (K) F. E. Eve, (L) A. M. Rogers. The history of this splendid command can be found in the sketch of Cobb's legion, which has already been given. Throughout its long and active service there were many changes. The officers who during this time succeeded

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