45th Regiment, Georgia Infantry (Confederate)
Brief History[edit | edit source]
This regiment was organized by Colonel T. Hardeman, Jr. during the winter of 1861-1862. Many of the men were recruited in the counties of Greene, Dooly, Taylor, Gray, Berrien. National Park Service,
Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin[edit | edit source]
Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles, companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded. However if you are unsure which company your ancestor was in, try the company recruited in his county first.
- Officers, Non-Commissioned Offices, and Staff - see - Roster on page 839
- Company A - ("Gresham Rifles") Bibb County - see - Roster on page 840
- Company B - ("Rutland Volunteers") Monroe County - see - Roster on page 847
- Company C - ("Dooly Volunteers") Dooly County - see - Roster on page 857 (History on page 863)
- Company D - ("McCowan Guards ") Monroe County - see - Roster on page 864
- Company E - ("Taylor Volunteers") Taylor County - see - Roster on page 873 (History on page 880); USGenWeb
- Company F - (" Gray Volunteers") Jones County - see - Roster on page 881; USGenWeb
- Company G - ("Myrick Volunteers") Baldwin County - see - Roster on page 891; USGenWeb
- Company H - ("Henderson Rangers") Houston County - see - Roster on page 899; USGenWeb
- Company I - ("Byars Volunteers") Butts County - see - Roster on page 907; USGenWeb
- Company K - ("Ray Guards") Crawford County - see - Roster on page 915; USGenWeb
Georgia, and Lillian Henderson. 1959. Roster of the Confederate soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865. Hapeville, Ga: Longina & Porter. WorldCat FHL Collection HATHI TRUST Digital Library HATHI TRUST; also on USGenWeb
Other Sources[edit | edit source]
- Georgia USGenWeb Archives Project - Civil War Records - Individual Soldiers
- Beginning United States Civil War Research gives steps for finding information about a Civil War soldier. It covers the major records that should be used. Additional records are described in ‘Georgia in the Civil War’ and ‘United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865’ (see below).
- National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, is searchable by soldier's name and state. It contains basic facts about soldiers on both sides of the Civil War, a list of regiments, descriptions of significant battles, sources of the information, and suggestions for where to find additional information.
- Georgia in the Civil War describes many Confederate and Union sources, specifically for Georgia, and how to find them.. These include compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.
- United States Civil War, 1861-1865 describes and explains United States and Confederate States records, rather than state records, and how to find them. These include veterans’ censuses, compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.
- McCrea, Henry Vaughan. Forty-fifth Georgia Regiment Volunteer Infantry : a history. (Marianna, Florida : Chipola, c2001), FHL book 975.8 M2mc
References[edit | edit source]
- National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).