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Brief History

The 1st Regiment, Georgia Regulars completed its organization at Macon, Georgia,in April,1861, The men from this regiment later transferred to G.T. Anderson's Brigades and surrendered with the Army of Tennessee.[1]

Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 1,984 men on its roster for this unit. Roster.

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.

Regimental Roster (accessed 4 March 2013)

For more information on1st Gerogia Regulars (Accessed 4 March 2013)

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.
  • Andrews, W. H. (William Hill). Diary of W. H. Andrews, 1st Sergt. Co. M, 1st Georgia Regulars : from February, 1861, to May 2, 1865. (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1990), FHL fiche 6082354and Footprints of a regiment : a recollection of the 1st Georgia Regulars, 1861-1865 (Atlanta [Georgia] : Longstreet Press, c1992), FHL book 975.8 M2a

References

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

 

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