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Confederates
Being a true and accurate accounting of the men from Gwinnett
who served during the War Between the States

The many names and designations for Georgia units at different times makes it confusing to research. Hopefully this will clarify things.

6th Regiment Georgia State Troops - Company F (1861)
(initially 4th Regiment, 1st Brigade)
Served October 1861 - May 1862. Most of the men enlisted in the 9th Regiment Georgia Light Artillery - Company D
10th Regiment Georgia Militia - Company H (1861)
Mustered out May 1862. Most of the men enlisted in 36th.
Cobb's Legion Cavalry (9th Regiment Georgia Volunteer Cavalry) - Company E
"Roswell ..." recruited in Lawrenceville ... May, 1862.
16th Battalion Georgia Volunteer Cavalry - Company D, I, K (later 13th Regiment Georgia Cavalry)
... added several companies including I and K and redesignated the 13th Regiment Georgia Cavalry in May 1864.
9th Regiment Georgia Light Artillery - Company D
Formed in Lawrenceville by Tyler Macon Peeples May 1862.
12th Regiment Georgia Light Artillery - Company C (3rd)
(also as 12th Battalion Georgia Infantry)
Formed in Stone Mountain and trained in Augusta in May 1862. The unit never had artillery and served primarily as coastal defense.
7th Regiment Georgia Volunteer Infantry - Company E
"Dekalb Light Infantry"
16th Regiment Georgia Volunteer Infantry - Company H, I
"Flint Hill Greys", "Hutchins Guards"
24th Regiment Georgia Volunteer Infantry - Company F
"Gwinnett Independent Blues" 24 August 1861
35th Regiment Georgia Volunteer Infantry - Company F, H
"County Line Invincibles"
36th Regiment Georgia Volunteer Infantry - Company K

42nd Regiment Georgia Volunteer Infantry - Company A, B
"Gwinnett Independent Rebels", "Gwinnett Beauregards"
55th Regiment Georgia Volunteer Infantry - Company I

3rd Battalion Georgia Sharpshooters - Company C
Formed April/May 1863 from the best qualified men in Wofford's brigade (16th, 24th GA)
25th Battalion Georgia Volunteer Infantry (Provost Guards) - Company D?E?
(also as Lee's Battalion)
38th Regiment Tennessee Volunteer Infantry - Company F
Formed at Camp Abington near Memphis, TN of 128 men from Gwinnett, Walton, and Jackson counties who gathered at Midway Methodist Church and mustered in up there. The 38th also included several Alabama companies.
8th Regiment Georgia Militia/State Guards, Company C, E
"Gwinnett Guards", "Gwinnett Greys" Served from August 1863 - February 1864.
10th Regiment Georgia Cavalry Militia/State Guards, Company C, H (1863)
Served from August 1863 - February 1864.
2nd Regiment Georgia Militia Cavalry (Graham's) - Company H (1863)