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Oglethorpe Light Infantry

Lindsey P. Henderson

Oglethorpe Light Infantry

a military history.

by Lindsey P. Henderson

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Published by Civil War Centennial Commission of Savannah and Chatham County in Savannah] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Bartow, Francis Stebbins, 1816-1861,
    • Georgia Infantry. Oglethorpe Light Infantry, 1856-1865,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories -- Georgia Infantry -- Oglethorpe Light Infantry, 1856-1865

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliography.

      SeriesConfederate war series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE547.O4 H4
      The Physical Object
      Pagination57 p.
      Number of Pages57
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5835998M
      LC Control Number61037637
      OCLC/WorldCa2037687

        Beville, listed on the Oglethorpe Light Infantry roll as F.B. Bevill, is noted as one of five men who joined the company after it arrived in Virginia. Rockwell, Oglethorpe Light Infantry of Author: Ron Coddington. Seven volunteer companies from Savannah form the Independent Volunteer Battalion of Georgia, but authorized to expand to a full regiment upon the addition of an eighth company—the battalion does not accept the Savannah Grays as the eighth company—Oglethorpe Light Infantry forms in September of as the eighth company, and the Independent.

      He was Judge of the Eastern Judicial Circuit from until his death. During the Civil War he served first with the Southern Guards (a company of University of Virginia students), and then as a 2nd Lieutenant with Cabell's Battalion of Artillery. After the war, he joined the Oglethorpe Light Infantry; in he was appointed captain. Georgia Confederate Images. 3K likes. Education. Co D 3rd Georgia Infantry ‎Michelle Lloyd‎ to Civil War Faces This is a well-known and iconic photo many of you may be familiar with of three men from Company D, Third Georgia Infantry, "The Madison Homeguards".

        Far from spying, Oglethorpe went on to become an officer in the Durham Light Infantry in and serve at the front from July (presumably replacing one of the 15th DLI’s heavy casualties on July 1st). After a few months of this, though, his knee was too weak – active service having exacerbated an existing weakness. Hamilton enlisted as a Private on 5/21/ in Company "B" of the 8th Georgia Infantry Regiment along with his brother Sanford W. Branch. Company "B" was mainly made up of Chatham County, Georgia volunteers and was called the "Oglethorpe Light Infantry".Burial: Bonaventure Cemetery, Savannah, Chatham .


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Jan 7, - Company D of the 1st Regiment Georgia Volunteer Infantry, known as the Oglethorpe Infantry Pictured in Augusta in Aprilat the beginning of the Civil War.

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That was but a hurried line to relieve your anxiety. I now write to give you some idea of our action. On Thursday, the 18th inst., very. Although he had little if any formal military training, Francis Bartow threw himself into the roll first as captain of the Oglethorpe Light Infantry, then as Colonel of the 8th GA and by late June commander of a Brigade in General Joseph E.

Johnston’s Army of the Shenandoah.Company H: Oglethorpe Light Infantry, (Frederick William Simms, James Lachlison, Jr).

This company was composed of men from the old militia Company B of the Oglethorpe Light Infantry. Inquiries about the book, discounts, ordering, or content can be sent via email to Mr. Jack Bridwell, Moultrie SCV Camp or calling () But one of the wounded has so far died; he was a Yankee and fearfully injured.

The largest number of wounded belong probably to the 4th Alabama Regiment, and there are also several young men of the Oglethorpe Light Infantry from Savannah, and half dozen students from the University of Oxford, Mississippi here.