And Then A.P. Hill Came Up - A.P. Hill, Confederate General. ** return to Third Corps Officers - Anderson's Division main page. ** The core of this brigade consisted of the 3d Georgia, 22d Georgia, 48th Georgia, and the 2d Georgia Battalion. Later additions to it include the 64th Georgia (joined III Corps around time of Petersburg) and the 10th Georgia Battalion (joined ANV early in 1864). The main core of Wright's brigade joined the III Corps with the rest of Anderson's Division. It served from the Seven Days until Appomattox. Biographies of the Commanders: 3d Georgia Maj. 22d Georgia Col. 48th Georgia Lt. 64th Georgia Col. 2d Georgia Battalion 10th Georgia Battalion Maj. Page3. By May the Regiment had completed several weeks of brief basic training and was sent to Grahamvill South Carolina.
The units first assigment was the defense of Charleston, South Carolina. When the Northern Army began its advance on the Confederate Capital of Richmond the Regiment began its march towards the battlefields of Virginia. The Seven Days Campaign The 48th Georgia, arriving in Richmond, was assigned to Roswell Ripley's Brigade of D.H. At Seven pines the Commanding General of the Army of Northern Virginia,General Joe Johnston, had been severly wounded. The 48th as part of Ripley's brigade was ordered to advance on Mechanicsville where Lee And his Generals planned to attack the Federal Army on June 26. General D.H Hill ordered Ripley to move right in support of a rescue of Pender by crossing the Mechanicsvill Bridge and taking position on the Western bank at the extream right of the Confederate lines just above the river. Pender and Ripley lost 851 men, killed and wounded. Antitem. Page4. Undefined Chancellorsville The first major battle of 1863 took place at a small crossroads west of Fredericksburg named Chancellorsville.
Wright was ordered to move to Hamilton's crossing where After a short rest the brigade moved to Gen. Anderson's headquarters on the military road. There they bivouacked for the night. Wright received his orders at his bivouac near Tabernacle Church about midnight. Lee planned to send the 48th Georgia and Anderson's Brigade west to join Mahone's and Posey's Brigade in a blocking position at the Chancellorsville Cross Roads. The Brigade marched in a drenching storm arriving at Chancellorsville at dawn. The Confederates were positioned along the Old Turnpike and Orange Plank Road . Wright moved the brigade back three quarters of a mile to a ridge upon which a small hospital and old church sat.
About mid morning on May 1st, Jackson took a force to the south along the Plank Road. Wright sent the 22nd and 48th Ga. Gettysburg On June 27 A.P. 48th Regiment Infantry Georgia1. Troup County, Georgia and Georgia 48th Regiment Infantry Georgia Format by C. W. Barnum Return to Georgia Infantry CSA Index 2,137 Names The 48th Infantry Regiment completed its organization at Macon, Georgia, during the winter of 1861-1862. Its companies were recruited in the counties of Burke, Glascock, Warren, Richmond, Jefferson, Emanuel, and Harris. Ordered to Virginia, the 48th was brigaded under Generals Ripley, A.R. Aagan to Flanders Fleming to Knox Price to Tyson Underwood to Zinn. 48th Regiment Infantry Georgia4. 48 Georgia Regiment, Company G, Slappey Guards. 48th Regiment Company G, Slappey Guards 48th Infantry Regiment completed its organization at Macon, Georgia, during the winter of 1861-1862.
Its companies were recruited in the counties of Burke, Glascock, Warren, Richmond, Jefferson, Emanuel, and Harris. Ordered to Virginia, the 48th was brigaded under Generals Ripley, A.R. Wright, and Sorrel. It served on many battlefields of the Army of Northern Virginia from the Seven Days' Battles to Cold Harbor, then was involved in the long Petersburg siege south of the James River and the Appomattox Campaign. This regiment reported 33 casualties at Mechanicsville, 44 at Malvern Hill, 61 at Second Manassas, and 72 at Chancellorsville. It lost more than fifty-five percent of the 395 at Gettysburg, and there were 32 disabled at Manassas Gap. 23 in this company surrendered on 4/9/1865 at Appomattox Court House, VA Isham G. Residence Twiggs County GA; 19 years old. Robin Andrews Residence Twiggs County GA; Enlisted on 5/8/1862 as a Private. Andrew J. 48th Georgia Infantry Regiment. 48th Infantry Regiment. 48th Ga Vol Inf Rgmt Roster - Pg 1 - Jack Poynter Web Site.
48th REGIMENT Formed March 4, 1862 Source Information This file was contributed for use in the USGenWebArchives by: Betty and Bernie Johnson firstname.lastname@example.org Georgia Table of Contents: Abbreviations: TCGR: Twiggs County Georgia Records: A Reconstructed Heritage, by Bess Vaughn Clark. BVC: Bess Vaughn Clark; see above. General Notes: TCGR - The Read (Reid, Reed) family is one of BVC's direct lines. TCGR p450-452: Brief History of Company G, 48th Regiment Georgia Volunteer Infantry Army of Northern Virginia, C. [BVC note 20: "This article came from Floyd R Read (grandson of Russell Floyd Read, CSA) of Columbus, Georgia, who is now deceased. "] Company G was organized at the county seat of Twiggs County, Georgia on March 4, 1862. He established quotas for each county in the state, then issued a proclamation requiring every eligible male to be present at the county Parade Ground on March 4, 1862. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.
48th Ga Vol Inf Rgmt Roster - Pg 3 - Jack Poynter Web Site.