Georgia 35th Infantry Regiment



HISTORICAL NOTES: The Georgia 35th Infantry Regiment was organized at Atlanta, Georgia, and mustered into Confederate service at Richmond, Virginia, in October, 1861. The men were recruited in the counties of Troup, Haralson, Bartow, Walton, Chattooga, Harris, and Gwinnett. It was first assigned to General French's Brigade and in April, 1862, had a force of 545 effectives. Later the regiment served under Generals Pettigrew, J.R. Anderson, and E.L. Thomas, Army of Northern Virginia. It fought in numerous battles from Seven Pines to Cold Harbor, then was active in the long Petersburg siege south of the James River and the Appomattox Campaign. The unit sustained 70 casualties at Second Manassas, 89 at Fredericksburg, and 33 at Chancellorsville. Of the 331 engaged at Gettysburg, more than twenty-five percent were killed or wounded. It surrendered with 15 officers and 121 men.
FIELD OFFICERS:
Colonels Bolling H. Holt and Edward L. Thomas; Lieutenant Colonels Gustavus A. Bull, W.H. McCullons, and Edward L. Thomas; and Majors William L. Groves, J.T. McElvany, and Lee A.J. Williams.
BATTLES:
Seven Pines (May 31-June 1, 1862)
Seven Days Battles (June 25-July 1, 1862)
Mechanicsville (June 26, 1862)
Gaines' Mill (June 27, 1862)
Frayser's Farm (June 30, 1862)
Malvern Hill (July l, 1862)
Cedar Mountain (August 9, 1862)
2nd Bull Run (August 28-30,1862)
Chantilly (September 1, 1862)
Harpers Ferry ( September 12 - 15,1862)
Antietam (September 17, 1862)
Shepherdstown Ford (September 20, 1862)
Fredericksburg (December 13, 1862)
Chancellorsville (May 1-4, 1863)
Gettysburg (July 1-3, 1863)
Williamsport (July 6,1863)
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 I - 3, 1864)
Petersburg Siege (June 1864-April 1865)
Appomattox Court House (April 9, 1865)

COMPANIES:
Company A, Haralson County
Company B, Newton County
Company C, Campbell County
Company D, Heard and Troup Counties
Company E, Campbell County
Company F, Gwinnett County
Company G, Walton County
Company H, Gwinnett and Hall Counties
Company I, Chatooga County
Company K, Harris County
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REFERENCES:
Sifakis - Compendium of the Confederate States Armies