Georgia 21st Infantry Regiment



 


HISTORICAL NOTES:

    The 21st was one of the first regiments formed in 1861. It lost 76% of the 242 engaged at Second Manassas and about 10% of the 287 at Gettysburg. Only 7 officers and 50 men surrendered in April, 1865.

FIELD OFFICERS:

BATTLES:

    Near Seven Pines (skirmish) - June 15, 1862
    Seven Days Battles - June 25 - July 1, 1862
    Beaver Dam Creek - June 26, 1862
    Gaines' Mill - June 27, 1862
    Malvern Hill - July 1, 1862
    South Mountain - September 14, 1862
    Antietan - September 17, 1862
    Fredericksburg - December 13, 1862
    Chancellorsville - May 11-14, 1863
    Gettysburg - July 1-3, 1863
    Bristoe Campaign - October 1863
    Mine Run Campaign - 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
    Lynchburg Campaign - May - June 1864
    Monocacy - July 9, 1864
    3rd Winchester - September 19, 1864
    Fisher's Hill - September 22, 1864
    Cedar Creek - October 19, 1864
    Petersburg Siege - May - June 1864 - April 1865
    Fort Stedman - March 25, 1865
    Appomattox Court House - April 9, 1865

ROSTERS:

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

This information is excerpted from The History of the Doles-Cook Brigade, the Regimental History of the 21st of Georgia. The book was originally written and published in 1903 by Henry W. Thomas, historian for the brigade.

Reprint with additional notes and index. 1999. Eastern Digital Resources

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