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Cumberland Gap (Tennessee, United States) (search for this): chapter 6
to Kirby Smith's department of East Tennessee in the spring of 1862, served in Stevenson's division, which recaptured Cumberland Gap, and then marched into Kentucky. In the fall it was sent to Mississippi, was greatly distinguished at Chickasaw Bayontucky. Returning to east Tennessee, it served in that department until surrendered with the rest of the garrison of Cumberland Gap in the summer of 1863. After exchange it was placed on detached service, guarding prisoners at Andersonville, Ga., ae spring of 1862 the regiment was sent to east Tennessee, where it served in Stevenson's division in the recapture of Cumberland Gap and the advance into Kentucky. In the fall of that year it was sent to Mississippi, sharing with other regiments of y Smith in east Tennessee through the greater part of 1862. In Stevenson's division it participated in the siege of Cumberland Gap and the march into Kentucky. In the latter part of the year it went in the same division to Mississippi, participati
Richmond (Virginia, United States) (search for this): chapter 6
. W. Gibson. Going to Virginia, the Forty-fifth began its battles at Hanover Court House and served until the surrender at Appomattox, being engaged in all the great conflicts of the army of Northern Virginia, in the campaigns around Richmond, in northern Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania, and afterward helping to baffle the desperate efforts and overwhelming resources of Grant for nearly a year. The successors to those holding office at its organization were: Col. Thomas J. Simmons; Lieut.-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. Ba
Knoxville (Tennessee, United States) (search for this): chapter 6
tion 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 haThis 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. Theurfreesboro, at the close of 1862, and after those captured in September had been exchanged, the regiment took part in the campaigns of Chickamauga, Chattanooga, Knoxville, Atlanta and subsequent movements in Georgia, ending its service with the final campaign in the Carolinas. Some of the officers who succeeded those at the organ
Fort McAllister (Georgia, United States) (search for this): chapter 6
ur Shaaf; Capts. (A) H. D. Twyman, (B) A. L. Hartridge, (C) William H. Ross, (D) G. C. Dent. It served on the Georgia coast through 1862 and 1863; was drilled to act either as infantry or heavy artillery; was distinguished in the defense of Fort McAllister in the attack upon that little fortress in February, 1863, and was sent to the army of Tennessee in time to take part in the battles of Chickamauga and Missionary Ridge. It participated in the Atlanta and Tennessee campaigns, and in the sprganization were: Maj. John T. Davis, Capts. (A) E. W. Moise, (B) L. J. Smith, (C) F. E. Burke, W. E. Cropp and E. C. Anderson, (D) J. H. Sykes and P. A. L. Morris, (E) P. Beasley, (F) J. R. Johnson and C. C. Bowen, (G) T. S. Hopkins, (H) J. L. 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
William L. Jones (search for this): chapter 6
nto Kentucky. Returning to Tennessee it participated in the battle of Murfreesboro, after which it was united with the Third battalion to form the Thirty-seventh regiment, to which reference is made for a further sketch of this fine body of troops. The Tenth battalion Georgia infantry had at first the following officers: Maj. John E. Rylander (killed), Ensign William C. Tinsley, Asst. Quartermaster J. W. Whitehead; Capts. (A) Jas. D. Frederick, (B) Dan Henderson, (C) B. F. Bell, (D) William L. Jones, (E) John L. Adderton. Captain Frederick became major. This battalion served on the Georgia coast in 1862, also at Macon guarding prisoners and stores. Ordered to Virginia November 1st, it reached that State about two weeks after the battle of Fredericksburg. It served in North Carolina for a time, then in the Richmond campaign of 1864. It was also one of the commands with the army of Northern Virginia at Appomattox. The Eleventh battalion Georgia infantry at its organization w
S. B. Jones (search for this): chapter 6
: Col. Joel R. Griffin, Lieut.-Col. Randolph Towns, Maj John T. Kennedy, Commissary T. Meara, Adjt. B. B. Bowers. The captains were: (A) John P. Davis, (B) James W. Nichols, (C) W. L. A. Ellis, (D) William H. Faucett, (E), W. A. Thompson, (F) S. B. Jones, (G) Pat Gray, (H) Thomas A. Jones, (I) John A. Richardson, (K) E. W. Westbrook, (L) Theodore T. Barham. Seven companies of this regiment united with three of the Twentieth cavalry battalion and formed a cavalry command styled sometimes in theavalry 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 ha
O. G. Cameron (search for this): chapter 6
ame as the Sixteenth battalion of cavalry. The First battalion Georgia cavalry had the following officers: Maj. Robert H. Anderson, Adjt. R. Wayne, Robert Grant, Asst. Quartermaster R. H. Footman, Capts. O. C. Hopkins, William Hughes, Jr., and Obiah Winn. This battalion served on the Georgia coast. It was raised to a regiment styled the Fifth Georgia cavalry, a sketch of which has already been given. The First battalion Georgia cavalry, No. 2, was composed of the companies of Capts. O. G. Cameron, John Shawhan, James M. Thomas, Ezekiel F. Clay, John B. Holliday, R. G. Stoner, P. M. Millen. This battalion became part of the Twentieth battalion of Georgia cavalry. The Second battalion Georgia cavalry, Lieut.-Col. Edward Bird, Maj. R. J. Davant, was composed of the companies of Capts. (A) H. J. Strobhar, (B) N. U. McCall, (C) G. B. West, (D) W. H. Wiltberger, . (E) J. M. Marsh, (F) R. F. Aiken. This battalion, together with Robert Anderson's First battalion, formed the Fifth
J. T. Mitchell (search for this): chapter 6
colonel; W. S. Nall, major; D. McClesky and Thomas L. Dobbs became captains of Company B, S. D. Clements of Company F, R. A. Wood of Company G. The Forty-second regiment Georgia volunteers had at first the following field officers: Col. Robert J. Henderson, Lieut.-Col. R. F. Maddox, Maj. William H. Hulsey, and Adjt. H. M. Wylie. The captains were: (A) L. P. Thomas, (B) B. P. Weaver, (C) H. W. Parris, (D) Nathan Clay, (E) T. J. Mercer, (F) James M. Summers, (G) Enoch E. McCollum, (H) J. T. Mitchell, (I) John H. Barrett, (K) William L. Calhoun. The Forty-second was assigned to the army of Tennessee; took part in the campaign of Gen. Kirby Smith in east Tennessee and Kentucky; was sent to Mississippi in time for the battle of Chickasaw Bayou, where it was complimented in general orders; acted a gallant part in the battles of the Vicksburg campaign, and was exchanged in time to share in the battle of Missionary Ridge. It was in the Dalton-Atlanta campaign, and especially distinguish
John Readdick (search for this): chapter 6
(D) W. H. Wiltberger, . (E) J. M. Marsh, (F) R. F. Aiken. This battalion, together with Robert Anderson's First battalion, formed the Fifth Georgia cavalry regiment, January 20, 1863. A sketch of this regiment has already been given. The Third battalion Georgia cavalry, Lieut.-Col. Duncan L. Clinch, Maj. John L. Harris, Asst. Quartermaster H. R. Fort, included the companies of Capts. (A) A. C. Strickland, (B) T. C. McDonald, (C) I. S. Wiggins, (D) W. M. Hazzard, (E) N. A. Brown, (F) John Readdick. This battalion uniting with other companies formed Clinch's Fourth Georgia cavalry regiment, a sketch of which has already been given. The officers of the Ninth battalion Georgia cavalry were: Maj. William Phillips, Capts. (A) R. W. Hamrick, (B) G. D. Rice, (C) W. A. Austen, (D) J. Loveless, (F) T. R. Sheats. This battalion served in Tennessee, part of the time under Gen. John Morgan. The roster of the Tenth battalion Georgia cavalry is imperfect. The captains were: (A) M. A. C
A. F. Ball (search for this): chapter 6
ust before the battle of Chickamauga, when its infantry companies were taken to form the greater part of the Sixty-fifth Georgia, while the cavalry companies were the main component of Col. John R. Hart's Sixth Georgia cavalry regiment. The following are some of the officers who succeeded the first named: Lieut.-Col. John S. Fain, Maj. Robert H. Moore, Adjt. James M. Gartrell, Asst. Surg. John W. Farrell, Asst. Quartermaster C. M. Bale. Cavalry Capts. (B) T. C. Fain, (E) J. T. Burns, (G) A. F. Ball, (H) James Harlow. After the middle of the summer of 1863, the history of the legion is found in that of the Sixty-fifth infantry and the Sixth cavalry. The Thomas Georgia legion served in east Tennessee and southwest Virginia. Wright's Georgia legion had the following field officers: Col. A. R. Wright, Lieut.-Col. G. W. Lee, Maj. Lewis J. Parr. This legion and the Twenty-fifth battalion of infantry united to form the Thirty-eighth regiment, the sketch of which has already been gi
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