Georgia 62nd Cavalry Partisan Rangers



    This regiment was also known as the 2nd Partisan Rangers Regiment and the GA 62nd Infantry Regiment. It was formed from 7 Georgia Companies and 3 North Carolina Companies. Men from Georgia were from Dougherty, Liberty, and Baker counties. In DEC 1863, it reported 408 effective men.

    Order S. O. # 161, Adjutant and Inspector General's Office split the regiment on 11 JUL 1864, with the Georgia companies going to the 8th Cavalry Regiment, and the 3 North Carolina companies going to the 16th North Carolina Cavalry Battalion. This order was not carried out until about 25 OCT 1864.


    Griffin, Joel R. - Colonel
    Kennedy, John T. - Major Lieut. Colonel
    Towns, J. Randolph - Colonel
    Ellis, William L. A. - Major


    New Bern Campaign - JAN - FEB 1864
    Windsor - 30 JAN 1864
    Petersburg Siege - JUN 1864 - APR 1865


    The Compiled Service Records of the members of this battalion may be found in microfilm roll series M266. The complete series contains 607 rolls of film. The compiled service records are indexed on M226. These film are available from the Georgia Archives.
      Roll # CSR-67 Surnames A-D
      Roll # CSR-68 Surnames E-J
      Roll # CSR-69 Surnames K-R
      Roll # CSR-70 Surnames S-Z





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