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10th Regiment, Georgia Infantry

10th Infantry Regiment was organized at Jonesboro, Georgia, in June, 1861, and in July moved to Virginia. Its companies were recruited in the counties of Clayton, Chattahoochee, De Kalb, Wilcox, Bibb, Richmond, Fayette, and Pulaski. During the war it was assigned to General Semmes', Bryan's, and Simms' Brigade, Army of Northern Virginia. The 10th fought on many battlefields of the army from the Seven Days' Battles to Gettysburg, then moved with Longstreet to Georgia but was not engaged at Chickamauga. After the Knoxville Campaign it returned to Virginia and saw action at The Wilderness, Spotsylvania, and Cold Harbor. Later the regiment was involved in Early's Shenandoah Valley operations and the Appomattox Campaign. It lost seventeen percent of the 345 engaged at Savage Station, thirty-four percent of the 174 at Crampton's Gap, and fifty-six percent of the 148 at Sharpsburg. Its casualties were 23 killed and 105 wounded at Chancellorsville, and of the 303 who saw action at Gettysburg, thirty-two percent were killed, wounded, or missing. Only 2 officers and 48 men surrendered in April, 1865. The field officers were Colonels Alfred Cumming, Willis C. Holt, Andrew J. McBride, and John B. Weems; Lieutenant Colonel Charles C. Kibbee; and Majors Richard R. Hawes and Philologus H. Loud.
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