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Confederate (CSA)


George M Patterson

Home State: Georgia

Command Billet: Battery Commander

Branch of Service: Artillery

Unit: Sumter (GA) Artillery, Battery B

Before Sharpsburg

He was appointed 2nd Lieutenant in Battery B of the Sumter Battalion 16 April 1862, and Captain on 21 July.1

On the Campaign

He continued in command of the battery at Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg and on at least to Petersburg in late 1864.2

More on the Web

See also a fine post-war photo of Patterson from Brad Coker on his Sumter Artillery site.


1   Jones, Charles Edgeworth, Georgia in the War, 1861-1865, Atlanta: Foote and Davies, printer, 1909, pg. 67  [AotW citation 875]

2   US War Department, The War of the Rebellion: a Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies (OR), 128 vols., Washington DC: US Government Printing Office, 1880-1901, various pages  [AotW citation 876]