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
Roll # CSR-67 Surnames A-D
Roll # CSR-68 Surnames E-J
Roll # CSR-69 Surnames K-R
Roll # CSR-70 Surnames S-Z
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.
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