Milledge’s Georgia Artillery

   

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Note: This unit was also known as the Georgia Regular Battery.

Muster In: Organized by the conversion of 1st Company I, 3rd Georgia to artillery service on August 5, 1861.1
Muster Out: Captured as part of Walker’s artillery column on April 8, 1865.2

Commander(s):
Commander 1
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Commander 2
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First Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.3

Second Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.4

Third Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.5

Fourth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.6

Fifth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.7

Sixth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.8

Seventh Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.9
  • Weapons: 3 x 3-inch Rifles (December 1864)10

Eighth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.11

Ninth Offensive Order of Battle: Nelson’s Battalion | Second Corps Artillery | Second Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army12

  • Commander:
  • Unit Strength:
  • Weapons:
  • Note: This battery was present at the Battle of Waynesboro on March 2, 1865 in the Shenandoah Valley. Unlike the other batteries in Nelson’s Battalion, it does appear to have made it to the Siege of Petersburg at some point in late March 1865.13

Dyer’s/Sifakis’ Compendium Info:
Siege of Petersburg Battles14:

  • Waynesborough (March 2, 1865)
  • Petersburg Siege (from March 1865)(June 1864-April 1865)
  • Appomattox Court House (April 9, 1865)

Bibliography:

    Siege of Petersburg Documents Which Mention This Unit:

      Sources:

      1. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: South Carolina and Georgia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 129-130
      2. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: South Carolina and Georgia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 129-130
      3. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: South Carolina and Georgia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 129-130
      4. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: South Carolina and Georgia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 129-130
      5. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: South Carolina and Georgia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 129-130
      6. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: South Carolina and Georgia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 129-130
      7. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: South Carolina and Georgia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 129-130
      8. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: South Carolina and Georgia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 129-130
      9. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: South Carolina and Georgia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 129-130
      10. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Virginia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 53-54
      11. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: South Carolina and Georgia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 129-130
      12. Greene, A. Wilson. The Final Battles of the Petersburg Campaign: Breaking the Backbone of the Rebellion. Knoxville: U of Tennessee, 2008, p. 386
      13.  Compendium of the Confederate Armies: South Carolina and Georgia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 129-130
      14. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: South Carolina and Georgia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 129-130

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