Georgia 2nd Cavalry Regiment State Guards


HISTORICAL NOTES:

The men of this unit served as Guards for the Atlanta Arsenal, then fought against Sherman in the Georgia and Carolinas Campaign.



FIELD OFFICERS:

Beasley, William H. ? Lieutenant Colonel

Lane, J.M. - Rank in Major. Rank out Major. Also listed as a Private in the GA 7th Cavalry Regiment, Company H, a Private in the GA 12th Militia, a Private in the GA Hardwick Mounted Rifles, and a 1st Sergeant in the GA 40th Infantry Battalion, Company D.

BATTLES:

The Atlanta Campaign
Griswoldville
Honey Hill
The Carolinas Campaign
Bentonville



ROSTERS





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REFERENCES

Crute - Units of the Confederate States Army
Dornbush - Military Bibliography of the Civil War
Jones - Georgia in the War
Sifakis - Compendium of the Confederate Armies