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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:
  Col. Robert H. Jones
  Maj. L. D. Lallerstedt
Map Showing this Unit:
   Detail Map #7: Richardson's Division Attacks the Sunken Road

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

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



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History of the Unit:
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.

In the Antietam 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.

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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