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Formed during the fall of 1862 when the 2nd Regiment and 15th Battalion Georgia Partisan Rangers were reorganized. Three companies were from North Carolina and the Georgia companies were from Dougherty, Liberty, and Baker counties. 
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 Volume 6 page 276-277
- Company A - ("Dougherty Volunteers") Dougherty and Spalding Counties - see - Roster - on Volume 6 page 278-288
- Company B - ("Milford Guards") Baker and Spalding Counties - see - Roster- on Volume 6 page 288-297
- Company C - Macon and Spalding Counties - see - Roster - on Volume 6 page 297-307
- Company D - Greene County - see - Roster - on Volume 6 page 307-314
- Company E - ("Jennings Rangers") Richmond County - see - Roster - on Volume 6 page 314-325
- Company F - Washington County - see - Roster - on Volume 6 page 325-333
- Company G - Spalding County - see - Roster - on Volume 6 page 333-342
- Company H - Richmond County - see - Roster - on Volume 6 page 342-350
- Company I - Richmond, Thomas and other counties Counties - see - Roster - on Volume 6 page 350-358
- Company K - Macon County- see - Roster - on Volume 6 page 358-368
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