1st Confederate Infantry



 

HISTORICAL NOTES:

    This regiment was also known as the The First Confederate Infantry Regiment and the Georgia / Mississippi regiment. Designation was changed to the 1st Confederate Regiment Infantry and it was also known as the 1st Confederate Regiment Georgia Infantry. It was formed in November of 1861 from men of the 1st Georgia Infantry Battalion. No rosters have been found for the 1st Battalion.

FIELD OFFICERS:

    Colonels:
    Villepigue, John B.
    Smith, George A.
    Lieutenant Colonels:
    Smith, George A.
    Aderhold, Jacob W.
    Gordon, James C.
    Major:
    Lovell, William S.
    Dodson, Elijah M.
    Adjutant General:
    Falconer, Capt. Kinloch
    Quartermaster:
    LeBaron, Capt. Thomas M.
    Paymaster:
    Mickle, Capt. Bolton
    Principal Surgeon:
    Hart, Dr. W. W.
    Commissary:
    West, Capt. George
    Inspector-General
    Simpson, Lieut. G. W.
    Ordnance Officer:
    Scott, Lieut. H. T.
    Chief Engineer:
    Watts, Lieut. G. O.

ASSIGNMENTS:

    The 1st Confederate regiment was involved in the bombardment of Pensacola.
    Assigned to H. R. Jackson's Brigade
    Assigned to R. H. Henderson's Brigade, Army of Tennessee in 1865

BATTLES:

    Bombardment of Pensacola
    Fort McRae
    Corinth, October 3-5, 1862
    The Atlanta Campaign
    Nashville
    Franklin
    The Carolinas Campaign
    Bentonville

ROSTERS:

    Company A Independent Volunteers - Bibb County, Ga.
    Company B - Catoosa County, Georgia - Ringgold Volunteers
    Company C - Bibb County, Georgia - Brown Infantry
    2nd Company C - Fulton County, Georgia
    1st Company D - Fulton County, Georgia
    2nd Company D - Catoosa And Walker Counties, Georgia
    1st Company E - Bartow County, Georgia - Etowah Infantry 2nd Company E - Bartow County, Georgia
    1st Company F - Richmond County, Georgia
    2nd Company F - Cobb County, Georgia - Powder Springs Guards 1st Company G - Floyd County, Georgia
    2nd Company G Floyd County, Georgia
    1st Company H
    2nd Company H
    2nd Company I - Catoosa County
    2nd Company K

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