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Historical Sketch  free pdf The Twenty-Fourth Georgia Infantry was organized in late June and early July, 1861. The unit was officially mustered into Confederate service on August 24, 1861. Soon after being mustered into Confederate service the regiment was moved to Lynchburg, Virginia. Within a week of arriving there, however, it was ordered to Goldsborough, North Carolina. There it joined the Department of North Carolina. The unit remained there until early in 1862. After serving in the Department of North Carolina, the unit moved to Virginia where it was brigaded under Generals H. Cobb, T. R. R. Cobb, Wofford, and DuBose. It fought in the difficult campaigns of the Army of Northern Virginia from the Seven Days' Battles to Gettysburg, then moved to Georgia with Longstreet. The 24th was not engaged at Chickamauga, but did see action in the Knoxville Campaign. Returning to Virginia, Col. McMillan resigned on January 9, 1864. Lieutenant Colonel Christopher Columbus Sanders assumed command and continued until his capture at Saylor's Creek. Companies Of The Georgia 24th Infantry Regiment "A" Banks County Independent Volunteers "B" Hart County "C" White County White County Marksmen "D" Towns County Hiawassee Volunteers "E" Rabun County Rabun Gap Riflemen "F" Gwinett County Gwinett Independent Blues "G" Hall County "H" Franklin County Currahee Rangers "I" Hall County Glade Guards Volunteer Rifles "K" Habersham County McMillan Guards

About John C Rigdon

John Rigdon has authored a number of books on the Civil War and is the manager of the web site, Research OnLine, (www.researchonline.net) the premier site for researching Civil War ancestors in the Civil War. His titles include the Historical Sketch and Roster Volumes (1100 plus titles) and a dozen volumes in the "We Fought" series focusing on particular battles and commanders. Additionally John works in translation of materials for Haitian Creole and several languages of West Africa including French, Moore, Bambara, and Dioula (Jula). John resides in the foothills of the Appalachians outside Cartersville, GA. where he enjoys gardening and aquaponics. You may reach him at jrigdon@researchonline.net"

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Author : John C Rigdon
Publisher : Createspace
Data Published : 07 July 2015
ISBN : 1514855461
EAN : 9781514855461
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 304 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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  • Historical Sketch  free pdfHistorical Sketch

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