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9th Regiment, Georgia Volunteer Infantry was the P.A.C.S. (Provisional Army of the Confederate States) designation for this unit. Assigned to:
1st-Army of the Shenandoah (June 1861-5 Feb. 1862)
2nd-Army of the Potomac (5 Feb. 1862-May 1862)
3rd-Army of Northern Virginia (May 1862-9 Sept. 1863)
4th-Dept. of South Carolina, Georgia and Florida (Charleston S.C. Defences) (10 Sept.-7 Oct. 1863)
5th-Army of Tenneessee (8 Oct. 1863-May 1864)
6th-Army of Northern Virginia (May 1864-9 Apr. 1865)

This is an overview of the Regiment:
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This regiment was formed in June 1861. It was 1st assigned to Bartow's Brigade.
From the Richmond Dispatch (newspaper) June 27, 1861
Arrival of Georgia troops.
--The Ninth Regiment of Georgia Volunteers, embracing nine companies and nine hundred men, arrived yesterday, and were mustered into the service of the Confederate States on the Capitol Square. Previous thereto the men were reviewed by Gov. Letcher. The Regiment is composed of very fine material. Some of the men have extraordinary longitude. All of them seemed hearty, healthy and strong, and capable of doing their part towards expelling the invaders of Southern soil. The Regiment is to be joined by another company now on its way here, as was understood by inquiries made of some of the men. President Davis appoints the Colonel and other staff officers, and the choice being confided to him, no doubt the "Ninth" will go into the field under competent leaders. It is conceded by Lincoln's soldiers that those of the Confederate States are more ably led than they are. The Ninth Georgia Regiment brought a drum corps with it.


The regiment was organized as follows:
Field, staff and band:

Colonels:

Goulding, Edward Ross (June 11, 1861 - April 4, 1862 [Died of disease])
Turnipseed, Richard A. (April 15, 1862 - July 26, 1862 [Resigned])
Beck, Benjamin (August 1, 1862 - March 16, 1864 [Resigned because of disability])
Hoge, Edward F. (March 1, 1864 - April 9, 1865)

Lieutenant Colonels:

Turnipseed, Richard A. (June 11, 1861 - April 15, 1862) (Promoted to Colonel)
Mounger, John C. (April 15, 1862 - July 2, 1863 [Killed at Gettysburg])
Hoge, Edward F. (August 17, 1863 - March 1, 1864)
Webb, John G. (February 23, 1865 - April 9, 1865)

Majors:

Mounger, John C. (June 11, 1861 - April 15, 1862) (Promoted to Lt. Col.)
Jones, William M. (April 18, 1862 - October 26, 1864 [Died from wounds received at Spotsylvania on May12, 1864])
Arnold, John W., Sr. (June, 1864 - Surrendered at Appomattox, April 9, 1865)
Webb, John G. (October 26, 1864 - February 23, 1865)[ Wounded Ream's Station, Va. 25 Aug. 1864, left arm amputated] (Promoted to Lt. Col.)

Adjutants:

Bacon, Augustus Octavius (June 15, 1861 - May, 1862 [Resigned because of disability])
Jones, John A. (June, 1862 - Surrendered at Appomattox, April 9, 1865)
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Quartermasters:

Watkins, Elisha Pinson--- Quartermaster June 11, 1861 . Resigned August 20, 1861 . Elected Lieutenant Colonel of the 3d Regiment Ga. State Troops October 15, 1861 . Appointed Colonel P. A. C. S. and assigned to the 56th Regiment Ga. Inf. May 15, 1.862. Captured at Vicksburg, Miss. July 4, 1863 and paroled in 1863 . Resigned, having been elected Senator of the 35th Senatorial District of Georgia, February 21, 1865 .
Sutlive, John W.----Assistant Quartermaster.----Private Co. D.
Ray, Andrew C. ---Quartermaster Sergeant.----Private Co. E.
Caldwell, James M.---Quartermaster Sergeant.----Private Co. G.
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Surgeons:

Gordon, Granberry G.--- Surgeon.----See Captain Co. G.
Andrews, Henry---- Assistant Surgeon June 1861 . Transferred August 1861 . Assigned to duty as Surgeon of the 11th Battn. Ga. Light Artillery October 5, 1864 . Temporarily assigned as Surgeon to the 14th Battn. Ga. Light Artillery in 1865 . Surrendered at Greensboro, N. C. April 26, 1865 .
Butts, James A.---- Enlisted as a private in Co. H, 5th Regiment Ga. Inf. May 11, 1861 . Elected 2d Lieutenant in 1861 . Appointed Assistant Surgeon, C. S. A., September 2, 1861 , and assigned to the 9th Regiment Ga. Inf. Resigned October 8, 1861 .
Terrell, R. M.---- Assistant Surgeon December 1861 . Appointed Surgeon June 23, 1862 . On detached duty in Field Infirmary February 1865 . Surrendered Appomattox, Va. April 9, 1865 .
Childs, Jared T.---Assistant Surgeon.----Hospital Steward, 4th Sergeant Co. E
Beaty, Henry S.-Assistant Surgeon--- February 4, 1864 . Surrendered Appomattox, Va. April 9, 1865 .
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Commissary:

Cowart, R. J.---Commissary June 11, 1861 . Resigned August 23, 1861 .
Tennille, Alexander St. C.---Assistant Commissary.---- Private Co. D.
Lewis, Elijah F.---Commissary Sergeant.----Private Co. K.
Palmer, William D.--- Commissary Sergeant.----Private Ca. G.
Waddy, James E.---Assistant Commissary Sergeant.----Private Co. A.
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Regimental Band:

Carwile, James--Ensign.----Private Co. B.
Jenkins, Hugh---Chief Musician.----Private Co. F.
Austin, William R.---Musician.----Private Co. C.
Boutwell, Robert--- Musician.---- Musician Co. F.
Brewer, L. A.--- Musician June 25, 1861 . Surrendered Appomattox, Va. April 9, 1865 .
Bruner, Louis A.--- Musician.---- 3d Sergeant Co. K.
Drew, James F.--- Musician.----Private Co. E.
Ford, Mike-Musician.----Private Co. G.
Hanson, Samuel E.---Musician.----Private Co. E.
Henderson, J. F.---Musician.----Private Co. B.
Knox, B. L.--Musician.----Private Co. B.
Lane, Abram Hunter-Musician.---- 2d Sergeant Co. H.
May, J. P.-- Musician June 25, 1861 . Absent without leave February 28, 1865 .
Morse, William C.-- Musician.----Private Co. E.
Peed, Henry L.-- Musician.----Private Co. E.
Tally, William J.-- Musician.----Private Co. G.
Waters, Jackson V.-- Musician.----Private Co. I.
Wolfe, Stephen M.---Musician.----Private Co. H.
Wood, John C.-- Musician.----Private Co. G.
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Companies:

Company A - Irwin Guards (Wilkes County) On Dec.16th, 1861 by Special Order #580, Headquarters, Army of Potomac (CSA), "A" Company of the Ninth Georgia Infantry, was designated as Co. "C", 11th Battalion, Georgia Light Artillery . All records after then can be found under this name.
Company B - Chattooga Volunteers (Chattooga County)
Company C - Hillyer Rifles (Walton County)
Company D - Fort Gaines Guards (Clay County)
Company E - Talbot Guards (Talbot County)
Company F - Baldwin County Volunteers (Baldwin County)
Company G - LaFayette Volunteers (Walker County)
Company H - Brooks County Rifles (Brooks County)
Company I - Toombs Guards (Bulloch County)
Company K - Americus Volunteer Rifles (Sumter County)

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Assignments:

Bartow's Brigade, Army of the Shenandoah
Bartow's-S. Jones' Brigade, 2nd Corps, Army of the Potomac (July-October 1861)

Gen. Joseph Johnston:
S. Jones' Brigade, 2nd Corps, Potomac District, Department of Northern Virginia (October 1861-January 1862)
S. Jones'-D. R. Jones' Brigade, G. W. Smith's Division, Potomac District, Department of Northern Virginia (January-April 1862)

Gen. Robert E. Lee:
D. R. Jones'-Semmes'-G. T. Anderson's Brigade, Toombs'-D. R. Jones' Division, Magruder's Command, Army of Northern Virginia (April-July 1862)
G. T. Anderson's Brigade, D. R. Jones' Division, 1st Corps, Army of Northern Virginia (July-October 1862)
G. T. Anderson's Brigade, Hood's Division, Longstreet's 1st Corps, Army of Northern Virginia (October 1862-February 1863)
G. T. Anderson's Brigade, Hood's Division, Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia (Februrary-April 1863)
G. T. Anderson's Brigade, Hood's Division, Department of Southern Virginia (April-May 1863)
G. T. Anderson's Brigade, Hood's Division, Longstreet's 1st Corps, Army of Northern Virginia (May-September 1863)

Gen. P.G.T. Beauregard
First Military District, Brig. Gen. Roswell S. Ripley, C. S. Army, commanding. FIRST SUB-DIVISION. Brig. Gen. William B. Talliaferro. Dept. of South Carolina, Georgia and Florida ( Anderson's Brigade assigned to Charleston S.C. Defences) (10 Sept.-7 Oct. 1863)

Gen. Braxton Bragg:
G. T. Anderson's Brigade, Hood's Division, Longstreet's Corps, Army of Tennessee (September-November 1863)
G. T. Anderson's Brigade, Hood's-Field's Division, Longstreet's Corps Department of East Tennessee (November 1863-April 1864)

Gen. Robert E. Lee:
G. T. Anderson's Brigade, Field's Division, Longstreet's 1st Corps, Army of Northern Virginia (April 1864-April 1865)

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Battles/Engagements: ( Casualties; if known)

Leesburg, Va. (Oct. 21, 1861)
Centreville, Va. (Nov. 1861)
Dam #1, Va. (Mar. 4, 1862)
Yorktown Siege, Va. (April 1862)
Williamsburg, Va. (May 5, 1862)
Ellison's Mill, New Bridge, and Mechanicsville, Va. [skirmishes] (May 23-24, 1862)
Seven Days Battles, Va. (June 25-July 1, 1862) -23 Casualties
Garnett's and Golding's Farms, Va. (June 27-28, 1862)
Allen's Farm, Va. (July 1, 1862)
Malvern Hill, Va. (July 1, 1862) *Battleflag Honor
Cedar Mountain, Va. (Aug. 9, 1862)
Kelly's Ford, Va. (Aug. 21, 1862)
Rappahannock Station, Va. (August 23, 1861)
Thoroughfare Gap, Va. (August 28, 1862)
2nd Bull Run/2nd Manasses, Va. (August 28-30, 1862)-128 Casualties *Possible Battleflag Honor
.....O.R. Excerpt on the men's actions-"The name of every officer, non-commissioned officer, and private who has shared in the toils and privations of this campaign should be mentioned. In one month these troops had marched over 200 miles upon little more than half rations and fought nine battles and skirmishes; killed, wounded, and captured nearly as many men as we had in our ranks, besides taking arms and other munitions of war in large quantities. I would that I could do justice to all of these gallant officers and men in this report. As that is impossible. I shal1 only mention those most prominently distinguished. ......Col. G. T. Anderson, commanding D. R. Jones' brigade, at Thoroughfare Gap, Manassas Plains, Boonsborough, and Sharpsburg." JAMES LONGSTREET, Lieutenant-General, Commanding.
South Mountain, Va. (September 14, 1862)
Antietam/Sharpsburg, Md. (September 17, 1862)-16 Casualties *Battleflag Honor
Fredericksburg, Va. (December 13, 1862)
Suffolk Campaign, Va. (April-May 1863)
Mayre's Heights, Va. (May 3, 1863)
Gettysburg, Pa. (July 1-3, 1863)-189 Casualties *Battleflag Honor also CSA Roll of Honor
.....O.R. Excerpt on the men's actions-"There were many officers and men who displayed a degree of daring and heroism which challenges admiration in the very highest degree, and the whole regiment behaved with its customary steadiness and devotion, as the loss of 189 out of 340 carried into the field will testify.".........Capt. George Hillyer, the fourth regimental commander (Col. John Mounger-killed, Maj. W.M. Jones-seriously wounded, Capt. J.M.D. King-mortally wounded) in his official report on actions at the Wheatfield, 2 July, 1863.
Funkstown , Md. (July 10, 1863)-11 Casualties
Chattanooga Tenn. Siege (September-November 1863)
Campbell's Station, Tenn. (Sept. 16, 1863)
Ft. Louden - Ft. Sanders, Tenn. ( Nov.29, 1863)
Knoxville Tenn. Siege (November-December 1863
Bean's Station, Tenn. (Dec. 6, 1863)
Cumberland Gap, Tenn. (Dec. 9, 1863)
Bristol, Tenn. (Dec. 14, 1863)
Lawrence Mills, Tenn. (Jan. 5, 1863)
Mossy Creek, Tenn. (Jan. 22, 1864)
Bull's Gap, Tenn. (Mar. 16-17, 1864)
The Wilderness, Va. (May 5-6, 1864)
Spotsylvania Court House, Va. (May 8-21, 1864)
North Anna, Va. (May 23-26, 1864)
Cold Harbor, Va. (June 1-3, 1864)
Petersburg Siege, Va. (June 1864-April 1865)
Ream's Station, Va. (August 25, 1864)
Fort Harrison, Va. (Sept. 30, 1864)
Darby Town Road (October 7, 1864)
....Excerpt from the Sumter Republican (Americus, Ga.)-Mr. Hancock.-You will greatly oblige us by publishing the following list for the benefit of the friends and relatives of Co. "K" 9th Ga. Regiment.
Sept. 30-Killed-James A. Young
Wounded-Joseph A. Ellington
Oct. 7th-Killed-Corpl. A.E. Ansley
Wounded-Corpl. Enoch Johnson severely, in left arm.
Wounded-James A. Daniel right leg amputated.
James R. Bulloch slightly in left side.
There is no news here of any importance, only we are looking for a battle to take place at any moment. It is thought that Gen. Grant is moving his entire force to this side of the James, as his movements has proved a perfect failure around Petersburg. We attacked the Yankees in their breastworks, on the Darby Town road four miles from Richmond on Friday last the 7th inst., taking their first line of works (10) pieces of cannon (300) horses, a good many prisioners. Up to this time our loss was slight. We followed them up coming to their next line of works, which we charged two successive times and were repulsed, our loss were pretty heavy, while the enemy did not loose so much, as they had works to fight behind, our boys behaved with great gallantry. We withdrew near night, and came to this place near Richmond where we have been ever since. I have been requested to send you a list of the killed and wounded to you, and ask you to publish. Then hoping you will allow it a place in your valuable paper.
I am, with respect, Wm. F. Oliver-Co. "K" 9th Ga. Regt.
Williamsburg Road, Va. (October 27, 1864)
Hatcher's Run, Va. (Mar. 29, 1865)
Cumberland Church, Va. (April 7, 1865)
Appomattox Court House, Va. (April 9, 1865)

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