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Confederate Regiment

22nd Georgia Infantry

Organized: Big Shanty, GA; mustered in 9/1861
Disbanded/Mustered out: Appomattox Courthouse, VA 4/9/1865

 

Commanding Officers at Sharpsburg:
  Col. Robert H. Jones
  Maj. L. D. Lallerstedt

 

This Regiment's Chain of Command:
  Army - Army of Northern Virginia
  Corps - Longstreet's Command
  Division - Anderson's Division
  Brigade - Wright's Brigade


Unit history

The Regiment first served in the Department of the Peninsula, then with Wright's (later Sorrel's) Brigade in the Army of Northern Virginia through all of it's campaigns to Appomattox.

On the Sharpsburg Campaign

The regiment was on the Maryland Campaign, but first saw action mid-morning on 17 September in what became known as Bloody Lane. Due to extensive straggling and combat losses before the battle, the regiment may have had as few as 60 men present for duty on the field at Sharpsburg.

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Battlefield Tablets for this Unit

Tablet #386: Anderson's Division, Longstreet's Command - 17 Sep, 5 AM to 17 Sep, 1 PM
Tablet #344: Anderson's Division, Longstreet's Command - 17 Sep, 5 AM to 17 Sep, 5 PM

More on the Web

See a fine firsthand account of the Regiment's history from the memoirs of W. B. Judkins of Company G - the Maryland Campaign begins at page 36 - transcribed and posted online by Bill Cherepy.

We have 4 individuals in the AotW database for this unit:

 

Co. Rank Name Casualty? Details*
IPvtSmith, W. T.Died   00/00
F&SColJones, Robert Harris        We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person
F&SMajLallerstedt, Lawrence DWIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
UnkCaptWallack, D. Died   00/00

 

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