By John C. Rigdon
All of the regiments comprising Colquitt’s Brigade have been prepared in Georgia throughout the first yr of the conflict. The 6th was once mustered into carrier at Atlanta, the 19th and Twenty-third at Camp McDonald at substantial Shanty, and the Twenty-eighth at Camp Stephens, close to Griffin. After preliminary education in Georgia, the regiments have been transported to Virginia. the following they joined the accomplice military as part of the military of Northern Virginia, and took part in the entire significant campaigns of that strength via Chancellorsville.
Following Chancellorsville, the twenty third was once transferred to Charleston the place they persevered the siege there within the fall of 1863. In February, 1864, they participated within the conflict of Ocean Pond (Olustee), Florida.
The twenty third back to Virginia, carrying on with their carrier in the course of 1864-1865 with Lee's military in Virginia. past due within the struggle Colquitt and his brigade have been transferred to North Carolina, the place they surrendered in 1865.
Companies of the GA twenty third Infantry Regiment
Company A – Bartow Yankee Killers – Bartow County
Company B – Union County
Company C – Floyd Spring Guards – Floyd County
Company D – Gilmer County
Company E – Tate Guards – Pickens County
Company F – Cobb, espresso and Spalding Counties
Company G – Cherokee box Guards – Cherokee County
Company H – Bartow Invincibles – Cobb, Gordon and Walker Counties
Company I – espresso County
Company okay – espresso County
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Historical Sketch and Roster of the Georgia 23rd Infantry Regiment (Georgia Regimental History Series Book 55) by John C. Rigdon