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Georgia Civil War Confederate Units 1st through 3rd

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Georgia Civil War Confederate Units 1st through 3rd

The information in this list of Georgia Military Units comes from the Civil War Soldiers and Sailors web site (CWSS). That web site can also be searched by the name of a soldier.

1st Units[edit | edit source]

  • 1st Battalion Georgia Sharpshooters (Confederate)
    Organized with four companies during the spring of 1862.
    Some of the men were from De Kalb County.For a time the battalion was united with the 25th Georgia Regiment and in December, 1863, and ended the war in North Carolina.
    On April 26, 1865, it surrendered.
  • 1st Regiment, Georgia Cavalry (Confederate)
     Assembled during the fall of 1861 at Rome, Georgia.
    Many of its members were recruited in the counties of Meriwether, Floyd, and Lumpkin.During the war it served in Pegram's, Davidson's, J.J. Morrison's, Iverson's, and C.C. Crews' Brigade
  • 1st Regiment, Georgia Infantry (Ramsey's) (Confederate)
    Formed at Macon, Georgia, in April, 1861. The men were raised in the towns and cities of Newnan, Perry, Augusta, Sandersville, Atlanta, Bainbridge, Quitman, Dahlonega, and Columbus.  Mustered out of service in Macon.  However, many of the men joined the 12th Georgia Artillery Battalion and other Georgia commands.

2nd Units[edit | edit source]

3rd Units[edit | edit source]

  • 3rd Battalion, Georgia Sharpshooters (Confederate)
    Organized during the spring of 1863 with men who transferred from other Georgia units and those recruited in Richmond and Gwineet counties.  Assigned to General Wofford's Brigade,then was part of Early's operations in the Shenandoah Valley.
  • 3rd Regiment, Georgia Cavalry (Confederate)
    Organized by Colonel M. J. Crawford and mustered into Confederate service at Athens, Georgia, during the early summer of 1862.  April 26, 1865,it surrendered with the Army of Tennessee.