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Confederate Regiment

1st Georgia (Regulars) Infantry

Organized: Macon, Georgia; mustered in 4/1861
Disbanded/Mustered out: 4/26/1865

 

Commanding Officers at Sharpsburg:
  Col. William J. Magill
  Capt. R. A. Wayne

 

This Regiment's Chain of Command:
  Army - Army of Northern Virginia
  Corps - Longstreet's Command
  Division - Jones' Division
  Brigade - Anderson's (GA) Brigade


Unit history

The regiment was recruited from the cities of Atlanta and Brunswick, and counties Glynn and Montgomery. "It was brigaded under General Toombs and in April, 1862, contained 367 effectives. Transferred to G.T. Anderson's Brigade, the unit fought with the Army of Northern Virginia from the Seven Days' Battles to Fredericksburg . It then was ordered to Florida, assigned to G.P. Harrison's Brigade, Department of South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, and fought at Olustee. During the summer of 1864, it was stationed in the Charleston area and later saw action at Savannah and in North Carolina. The regiment reported 3 killed and 19 wounded at Savage's Station , had 27 killed and 77 wounded at Second Manassas , and lost 3 killed and 25 wounded at Olustee . Only 45 officers and men surrendered with the Army of Tennessee."
(from Civil War in Georgia)

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Battlefield Tablets for this Unit

Tablet #303: Longstreet's Command - 14 Sep, 9 PM to 15 Sep, 12 PM
Tablet #322: Jones' Division, Longstreet's Command - 14 Sep, 9 PM to 16 Sep, 9 PM
Tablet #328: Anderson's Brigade, D.R. Jones Division - 15 Sep, 12 PM to 17 Sep, 7 AM
Tablet #368: Jones' Division, Longstreet's Command - 15 Sep, 9 AM to 16 Sep, 9 PM
Tablet #369, cont: Jones' Division, Longstreet's Command - 17 Sep, 3 PM to 18 Sep, 9 PM
Tablet #321: Jones' Division, Longstreet's Command - 17 Sep, 6 AM to 17 Sep, 3 PM
Tablet #369: Jones' Division, Longstreet's Command - 17 Sep, 7 AM to 17 Sep, 3 PM
Tablet #304: Longstreet's Command - 17 Sep, 7 AM to 17 Sep, 3 PM
Tablet #323: Anderson's Brigade, D.R. Jones Division - 17 Sep, 7 AM to 17 Sep, 4 PM

References & Notes

Source: quote from Civil War in Georgia, posted online by Eastern Digital Resources, citing Sifakis' Compendium of the Confederate Armies.

We have 23 individuals in the AotW database for this unit:

 

Co. Rank Name Casualty? Details*
CPvtCouch, Cicero POW   09/17     We have some details for this person
CPvtWilliams, John N.MWIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
ECaptWayne, Richard Alexander        We have some details for this person
FPvtBuchanan, John ThomasWIA/POW   09/17     We have some details for this person
FLtLamar, Gasaway B.        We have some details for this person
GCaptTwiggs, Hansford Dade DuncanWIA/POW   09/17     We have some details for this person
HSgtMilton, Pinkney H.WIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
ISgtBaird, James C.POW   09/17     We have some details for this person
ILtGriffin, W. B.        We have some details for this person
KCaptMontgomery, James G.WIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
KPvtWallace, Gideon J.WIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
LPvtFoote, Eugene WIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
LLtPalmer, Frederic B.WIA   09/14     We have some details for this person
LPvtRouse, Jacob R.WIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
MPvtAbles, Zachariah         We have some details for this person
MSgtAndrew, William H.        We have some details for this person
MPvtGann, David         We have some details for this person
MCorpHumphreys, William G.        We have some details for this person
MPvtMcMullen, Jordan J.        We have some details for this person
F&SColMagill, William JosephWIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
UnkPvtMell, Benjamin MWIA   09/14     We have some details for this person
UnkPvtThompson, F. M.Died   00/00
UnkPvtWhite, J. M.Died   00/00     We have some details for this person

 

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