By John C. Rigdon
The nucleus of the 63d Regiment Ga. Inf. used to be Captain George A. Gordon's Co., which was once hooked up to the first (Olmstead's) Regiment Ga. Volunteer Infantry from its production on might 30, 1861 to April 26, 1862. the corporate used to be then divided into 3 businesses and renamed the thirteenth Battalion. Ga. Volunteer Inf. (also referred to as the Phoenix Battn. and as Gordon's Battn.). In December 1862, the battalion used to be elevated to regimental measurement by means of the addition of 1st Co. A, twelfth Battn. Ga. mild Artillery, which turned Co. A and 6 newly prepared businesses, that have been in part created via shifting males from businesses of the thirteenth Battn. Ga. Inf. corporation A, of the thirteenth Battn. Ga. Inf. grew to become Co. F; Co. B grew to become Co okay; Co. C turned Co. B, of the newly shaped regiment. The newly shaped regiment used to be formally precise the 63d Regiment Ga. Infantry.
With greater than 1,100 officials and males, the unit used to be assigned to the Departments of South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida. It served first in Savannah and Charleston, then joined the military of Tennessee in time to take part within the Atlanta crusade. It ended the struggle in North Carolina.
Companies Of The GA 63rd Infantry Regiment
Company A - Richmond County, Ga. - Oglethorpe gentle Artillery
Company B - Chatham County, Ga. - Phoenix Riflemen
Company C, Miscellaneous Counties
Company D, Miscellaneous Counties
Company E, Miscellaneous Counties
Company F, - Chatham And different Counties
Company G, - Spalding And Neighboring Counties
Company H, - Jefferson, Laurens, And different Counties
Company I, - Bartow And different Counties
Company okay, - Chatham And different Counties
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Historical Sketch and Roster of the Georgia 63rd Infantry Regiment (Georgia Regimental History Series Book 91) by John C. Rigdon