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Organized in May, 1861, it surrendered,April
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.
- Officers, Non-Commissioned Offices, and Staff - see - Roster on page 641
- Company A - (Clinch Rifles) Richmond County - see - Roster on page 643
- Company B - (Griffin Light Guards) Spalding County - see - Roster on page 653
- Company C - (Irish Volunteers) Richmond County - see - Roster on page 663
- Company D - (McDuffie Riflemen) Warren County - see - Roster on page 671; USGenWeb
- Company E - (Dawson Volunteers) Terrell County - see - Roster on page 681; USGenWeb
- Company F - (Cuthbert Rifles) Randolph County - see - Roster on page 689
- Company G - Schley County - see - Roster on page 696; USGenWeb
- Company H - (Hardee Rifles) Decatur County - see - Roster on page 704; USGenWeb
- Company I - (Georgia Grays) Muscogee County - see - Roster on page 714; USGenWeb
- Company K - (Upson Guards) Upson County - see - Roster on page 723; USGenWeb
- Company L - no cities or counties given - see - Roster on page 733
- Company M - Bibb County - see - Roster on page 735 (become Company A of 2 Batt. 7 Feb 1864); USGenWeb
- Company N - Clarke and Richmond Counties - see - Roster on page 738
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