Georgia 18th Infantry Regiment
The Georgia 18th Infantry Regiment was organized during the spring of 1861 with slightly more than 750 men. Its companies were recruited in the counties of Cobb, Newton, Stephens, Jackson, and Dooly. The regiment was ordered to Virginia and first served under General Wigfall, then was brigaded under Hood, T.R.R. Cobb, Wofford, and DuBose. It fought with the Army of Northern Virginia from Seven Pines
Colonels Joseph Armstrong, S.Z. Ruff, and William T. Wofford; Lieutenant Colonel Francis M. Ford; and Majors W.G. Calahan, John C. Griffis, Jefferson Johnson, and Joseph A. Stewart.
Company A - Cobb County "Acworth Infantry"
Company B - Newton County "Newton Rifles"
Company C - Jackson County Jackson County Volunteers
Company D - Dougherty County "Davis Invincibles"
Company E - Gordon County, Stephens Infantry
Company F - Bartow County, "Davis Guards"
Company G - Bartow County, "Lewis Volunteers"
Company H - Bartow County, "Rowland Highlanders"
Company I - Dooly County, "Dooly Light Infantry"
Company K - Bartow County, "Rowland Infantry"
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