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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.  
 
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.  
  
The[http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm. Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 345 men on its roster for this unit.&nbsp; [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=CALHURTYAL Roster].<br>
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The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm. Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 345 men on its roster for this unit.&nbsp; [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=CALHURTYAL Roster].<br>  
  
 
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Brief History

 Hardaway's-Hurt's Battery was organized by R.A. Hardaway and moved to Virginia in June, 1861. The men were raised in Russell, Macon, and Tallapoosa counties. It surrendered and ended the war at Appomattox.[1]

Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin

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.

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 345 men on its roster for this unit.  Roster.



Other Sources

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.

References

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).