Georgia 16th Infantry Regiment

The Georgia 16th Infantry Regiment [also called Sallie Twiggs Regiment] was organized during the early summer of 1861. The sixteenth fought with the Army of Northern Virginia from the Seven Days' Battles to Gettysburg, then moved with Longstreet but was not engaged in the fight at Chickamauga. After serving at Knoxville, where Col Henry P. Thomas was killed, November 29,1863, it returned to Virginia and participated in the conflicts at The Wilderness, Spotsylvania, and Cold Harbor. Later the unit was part of Early's operations in the Shenandoah Valley and the Appomattox Campaign.

The following men of the 16th Georgia Regiment were buried at Gettysburg:
M. Fissels East side of woods, across the creek
Albert Allen, Co A, 16th Georgia

Cunninghams place across the creek from Crawfords Wofords Brigade Hospital, McLaws Division, Longstreets Corps
J R Crosby, Co. B, 16th Georgia
A E Oliver, Co B, 16th Georgia
J D Reed or Reid, Co C, 16th Georgia
A B F.
W B Elrod, Co. G, 16th Georgia
7 graves unmarked and unknown

    Cobb, Howell
    Bryan, Goode
    Thomas, Henry P.
    McRae, J. H. D.
    Gho1ston, James S.
Lieutenant Colonels:
    Bryan, Goode
    Thomas, Henry P.
    Stiles, B. Edward
    Gho1ston, James S.
    Thomas, Henry P.
    Gho1ston, James S.
    Stiles, B. Edward
    Skelton, John H.
    Barrow, James
    Cummings, Thomas W.
    Flinn, William (or Flynn)
Sergeant Major:
    Cobb, Lamar
    Thomas, Robert
Assistant Quartermaster:
    McGuire, Lewis S.
Quartermaster Sergeant:
    Cobb, John Addison
    Thompson, Elisha M.
    Smith, R. M.
3rd Sergeant:
    Eldridge, Erwin J.
Assistant Surgeon:
    Myers, Robert P.
    Clifton, James B
Hospital Steward:
    Montgomery, James H.
    Whitehead, William H. W.
Commissary Sergeant:
    Lansdell, Jesse P. (or Jesse T.)
    Hill, James M.

Seven Days Battles (June 25-July 1, 1862)
Savage's Station (June 29, 1862)
Allen's Farm (July 1, 1862)
Malvern Hill (July 1, 1862)
South Mountain (September 14, 1862)
Antietam (September 17, 1862)
Fredericksburg (December 13, 1862)
Chancellorsville (May 1-4, 1863)
Gettysburg (July 1-3, 1863)
Chickamauga [not engaged] (September 19-20, 1863)
Chattanooga Siege (September-November 1863)
Knoxville Siege (November-December 1863)
The Wilderness (May 5-6, 1864)
Spotsylvania Court House (May 8-21, 1864)
North Anna (May 23-26, 1864)
Cold Harbor (June 1-3, 1864)
Petersburg Siege (June 1864-April 1865)
Cedar Creek (October 19, 1864)
Sayler's Creek (April 6, 1865)
Appomattox Court House (April 9, 1865)

Field Staff and Band
Company A
Company B - Jackson County - Reynolds Company
Company C
Company D
Company E
Company F
Company G - Jackson County - Jackson County Volunteers
Company H
Company I
Company K


Sifakis - Compendium of the Confederate States Armies.