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"Units of the Confederate States Army" by Joseph H. Crute, Jr. contains no history for this unit. 
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.
Roster 1st Volunteers Infantry Regiment (Mercer's-Olmstead's) )accessed 2 March 2013)
- Officers, Non-Commissioned Offices, and Staff - see Roster on page 113
- Company A - Chatham Country - see - Roster on page 115
- Company B - Chatham County - see - Roster on page 125; 2d Republican Blues Independent Company see Roster on page 132
- Company C - Chatham County - see - Roster on page 138
- Company D - Chatham County - see - Roster on page 150
- Company E - Chatham County - see Roster on page 157; 2d Capt. J.B.Read Independent Company George Infantry see Roster on page 162
- Company F - Chatham County - see Roster on page 170
- Company G - Chatham County - see Roster on page 175; 3d "Captain A.C. Davenports Independent Company.....Cavalary ..." see Roster on page 182
- Company H - Chatham County - see Roster on page 193
- Company I - Chatham County - see Roster on page 200
- Company K - Chatham County - see Roster on page 205
- 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.
- The War for Southern Independence in Georgia, section on Georgia 1st Infantry Regiment (Mercer - Olmstead's), has brief history notes, a list of the officers, battles, and regimental rosters
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