Phillips’ Georgia Legion Infantry

   

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Muster In: Organized August 2, 18611
Muster Out: April 9, 18652

Commander(s):
Lieutenant Colonel Joseph Hamilton
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Major John S. Norris
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First Offensive Order of Battle: Wofford’s Brigade | Kershaw’s Division | First Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army3

  • Commander: Major John S. Norris (?)4
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Second Offensive Order of Battle: Wofford’s Brigade | Kershaw’s Division | First Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army5

  • Commander: Major John S. Norris (at least June 30, 1864)6
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Third Offensive Order of Battle: Wofford’s Brigade | Kershaw’s Division | First Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army7

  • Commander: Lieutenant Colonel Joseph Hamilton8
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Fourth Offensive Order of Battle: Wofford’s Brigade | Kershaw’s Division | First Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army9

  • Commander: ? (Col. Hamilton was absent in August 1864 per his CSRs.)
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Dyer’s/Sifakis’ Compendium Info:
Siege of Petersburg Battles10:

  • Petersburg Siege (June 1864-April 1865)
  • Sayler’s Creek (April 6, 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, pages 284-285
  2. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: South Carolina and Georgia by Stewart Sifakis, pages 284-285
  3. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 110
  4. Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Georgia, National Archives, Roll 597 (John S. Norris, Phillips’ GA Legion): Company Muster Roll for May and June 1864 (Page 11 at Footnote.com)
  5. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 110
  6. Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Georgia, National Archives, Roll 597 (John S. Norris, Phillips’ GA Legion): Company Muster Roll for May and June 1864 (Page 11 at Footnote.com)
  7. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 119
  8. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 119
  9. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 129
  10. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: South Carolina and Georgia by Stewart Sifakis, pages 284-285

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