Georgia 2nd Infantry Regiment



 


HISTORICAL NOTES:

    The Georgia 2nd Infantry Regiment completed its organization at Brunswick, Georgia, in June, 1861. In April, 1862, the regiment had a force of 607 men and during the war served in General Toombs' and Benning's Brigade. It fought with the Army of Northern Virginia from the Seven Days' Battles to Cold Harbor, except when it was detached with Longstreet at Suffolk, Chickamauga, and Knoxville. The 2nd was involved in the Petersburg siege south of the James River and various engagements around Appomattox.

FIELD OFFICERS:

    Colonels:
    · Edgar M. Butt
    · Paul J. Semmes
    Lieutenant Colonels:
    · Skidmore Harris
    · William T. Harris
    · William R. Holmes
    · William S. Shephard
    Majors:
    · William W. Charlton
    · Abner M. Lewis

BATTLES:

    Yorktown (Apr. 1862)
    Seven Days Battles (25 Jun ? 1 Jul 1862)
    Garnett’s & Golding’s Farm (27?28 Jun 1862)
    Malvern Hill (1 Jul 1862)
    Thoroughfare Gap (28 Aug 1862)
    2nd Bull Run (2nd Mannassas) (28?30 Aug 1862)
    Sharpsburg (Antietam) (17 Sep 1862)
    Fredericksburg (13 Dec 1862)
    Suffolk Campaign (Apr. ? May 1863)
    Gettysburg (1 ? 3 Jul. 1863)
    Chickamauga (19 ? 20 Sep. 1863)
    Chattanooga Siege (Sep. ? Nov. 1863)
    Knoxville Siege (Nov. ? Dec. 1863)
    The Wilderness (5 ? 6 May 1864)
    Spotsylvania Court House (8 ? 21 May 1864)
    North Anna (23 ? 26 May 1864)
    Cold Harbor (1 ? 3 Jun. 1864)
    Petersburg Siege (Jun. 1864 ? Apr. 1865)
    Chaffin’s Farm (29 Sep. 1864)
    Fort Harrison (29 ? 30 Sep. 1864)
    Fort Gilmer (29 ? 30 Sep. 1864)
    Williamsburg Road (27 Oct. 1864)
    Appomattox (9 Apr. 1865)

ROSTERS

    Company A - Banks County, Georgia ("Banks County Guards")
    Company B - Meriwether County, Georgia (“Jackson Blues”)
    Company C - Muscogee County, Georgia ("Semmes Guards")
    Company D - Burke County, Georgia ( "Burke Sharpshooters" )
    Company E - Fannin County, Georgia ("The Joe Browns")
    Company F - Cherokee County, Georgia ("Cherokee Brown Riflemen")
    Company G - Muscogee County, Georgia ( "Columbus Guards" )
    Company H - Whitfield County, Georgia ( "Wright Infantry" )
    Company I - Marion County, Georgia ("Buena Vista Guards")
    Company K - Stewart County, Georgia ("Stewart Greys")

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

REFERENCES

 

    

Paperback - $35.00
CDROM - $15.00
Pb / CD Combo - $45.00
EBOOK - $9.49

Historical Sketch and Roster of the GA 2nd Infantry Regiment
343 pgs.
    by John Rigdon
The CD-ROM now includes the microfilm images of the Compiled Service Records of this unit from the National Archives. Save $5 when you purchase the paperback and CD-ROM together.
Choose Paperback or CD-ROM

    

Paperback - $25.00
CDROM - $15.00
EBOOK - $9.49

Two Boys in the Civil War and After
by William Robert & M. B. Houghton
Choose Paperback or CD-ROM

Ordering via EMAIL is easy.

Click Here

Orders may also be sent via U.S. Snail to:
Eastern Digital Resources
5705 Sullivan Point Drive
Powder Springs, GA 30127