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Brief History

"Units of the Confederate States Army" by Joseph H. Crute, Jr. contains no history for this unit. [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 826 men on its roster for this unit. Roster.

Regimental Roster (accedssed 2 March 2013)Typed lists of names with companies with dates of enlistment and muster information.

Original Rosters muster and descriptive rolls as well as signature for pay.


 Wikipedia, 1st Georgia Infantry (accessed 2 March 2013)



Georgia, and Lillian Henderson. 1959. Roster of the Confederate soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865. Hapeville, Ga: Longina & Porter. WorldCat  FHL Collection  HATHI TRUST Digital Library

Other Sources

  • 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.
  • Cantrell, Oscar A. (Oscar Alexander). Sketches of the First Regiment Ga. Vols. : together with the history of the 56th Regiment Georgia Vols., to January 1, 1864. (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1990), FHL fiche 6082355
  • Clark, Walter A. (Walter Augustus). Under the stars and bars, or, memories of four years service with the Oglethorpes, of Augusta, Georgia. (Augusta, Georgia : Chronicle Print. Co., 1900), FHL book 975.8 M25c and (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1990), FHL fiche 6082351
  • Folsom, James M. (James Madison). Heroes and martyrs of Georgia : Georgia's record in the revolution of 1861. (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1990), FHL fiche 6082332
  • Fort, John Porter; Fort, Martha Fannin. John Porter Fort : a memorial and personal reminiscences. (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1990) FHL Fiche 6082356
  • Hermann, I. (Isaac). Memoirs of a veteran who served as a private in the 60's in the war between the states : personal incidents, experiences and observations. (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1990), FHL fiche 6082357
  • Olmstead, Charles H. Reminiscences of service with the First Volunteer Regiment of Georgia, Charleston Harbor, in 1863 : an address delivered before the Georgia Historical Society , March 3, 1879. (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1990), FHL fiche 6082358
  • Rockwell, W. S. (William Spencer). The Oglethorpe Light Infantry of Savannah, in peace and in war : a brief sketch of its two companies : a company, known in the Confederate States Army as Co. B., 8th Regt. Ga. Vols., and B Company known as Co. H., 1st Volunteer Regt. of Ga. (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1990), FHL fiche 6082352

References

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

 

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