13th Regiment, Georgia Infantry (Confederate)
Brief History[edit | edit source]
Also called Bartow Light Infantry] completed its organization in June, 1861, at Griffin, Georgia. Its members were recruited in the counties of Pike, Randolph, Early, Muscogee, Meriwether, Fayette, and Troup.
Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin[edit | edit source]
Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles, companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded. However if you are unsure which company your ancestor was in, try the company recruited in his county first.
- Officers, Non-Commissioned Offices, and Staff - see - Roster on page 245
- Company A - ("Confederate Guards") Pike County - see - Roster on page 247; (History on page 257); USGenWeb
- Company B - ('Meriwether Volunteers"") Meriwether and Troup Counties - see - Roster on page 257; USGenWeb
- Company C - ("Ringgold Rangers") Spalding County - see - Roster on page 268; USGenWeb
- Company D - ("Upson Volunteers") Upson County - see - Roster on page 276; USGenWeb
- Company E - ("Randolph Volunteers") Randolph and Terrell Counties - see - Roster on page 285; USGenWeb
- Company F - ("Fayette Rangers") Fayette County - see - Roster on page 292; (History on page 299)
- Company G - ("Early Guards") Early County - see Roster on page 301
- Company H - ("Panola Rifles") Terrell County - see Roster on page 312; USGenWeb
- Company I - ("Stark Volunteers") Spalding County - see Roster on page 319; USGenWeb
- Company K - ("Evans Guards") Troup County - see Roster on page 329; USGenWeb
Other Sources[edit | edit source]
- Adamson, A. P. 1990. Brief history of the Thirtieth Georgia Regiment. Bethesda, Maryland: University Publications of America. WorldCat FHL Collection INTERNET ARCHIVE
- Beginning United States Civil War Research gives steps for finding information about a Civil War soldier. It covers the major records that should be used. Additional records are described in ‘Georgia in the Civil War’ and ‘United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865’ (see below).
- National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, is searchable by soldier's name and state. It contains basic facts about soldiers on both sides of the Civil War, a list of regiments, descriptions of significant battles, sources of the information, and suggestions for where to find additional information.
- Georgia in the Civil War describes many Confederate and Union sources, specifically for Georgia, and how to find them.. These include compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.
- United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865 describes and explains United States and Confederate States records, rather than state records, and how to find them. These include veterans’ censuses, compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.
References[edit | edit source]
- National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).