Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Columbus, Georgia” in article 19 of The Daily Dispatch: November 8, 1861., [Electronic resource]:
...g recognition of the merit and gallant conduct of Col. Moore, who bravely won his spurs in the battle of Bull Run.
The 17th Georgia regiment, Col. Henry L Benning, has elected Wesley Hodges, of Columbus, Georgia , Lieutenant-Colonel.
The regiment is now attached to Gen. Toombs's brigade.
Col. Hodges is a gallant and meritorious young man, universally popular, and is a fine drill officer.
He served with ...
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