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=== Brief History  ===
 
=== Brief History  ===
  
This regiment completed its organization during the spring of 1862. Its companies were form Fayette, Baker, Mitchell, Quitman, and Jasper counties. National Park Service,&nbsp;<ref>National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], (accessed 6 December 2010).</ref>  
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This regiment completed its organization during the spring of 1862. Its companies were form Fayette, Baker, Mitchell, Quitman, and Jasper counties. National Park Service,&nbsp;<ref>National Park Service, [https://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], (accessed 6 December 2010).</ref>  
  
 
=== Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin  ===
 
=== Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin  ===
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*Officers, Non-Commissioned Offices, and Staff - see -&nbsp;[http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=wu.89059402313;view=1up;seq=544 Roster] - on page 532-534;&nbsp; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/ga/coweta/military/civilwar/rosters/53rd.txt USGenWeb]<br>  
 
*Officers, Non-Commissioned Offices, and Staff - see -&nbsp;[http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=wu.89059402313;view=1up;seq=544 Roster] - on page 532-534;&nbsp; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/ga/coweta/military/civilwar/rosters/53rd.txt USGenWeb]<br>  
*Company A - ("Doyal Volunteerd") [[Spalding County, Georgia|Spalding County]] - see - [http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=wu.89059402313;view=1up;seq=454 Roster] - on page 534-543  
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*Company A - ("Doyal Volunteerd") [[Spalding County, Georgia Genealogy|Spalding County]] - see - [http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=wu.89059402313;view=1up;seq=454 Roster] - on page 534-543  
*Company B -&nbsp; ("South River Farmers") [[Newton County, Georgia|Newton County]] - see - [http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=wu.89059402313;view=1up;seq=555 Roster ]- on page 543-553;&nbsp; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/ga/newton/military/civilwar/cob53reg.txt USGenWeb]<br>  
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*Company B -&nbsp; ("South River Farmers") [[Newton County, Georgia Genealogy|Newton County]] - see - [http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=wu.89059402313;view=1up;seq=555 Roster ]- on page 543-553;&nbsp; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/ga/newton/military/civilwar/cob53reg.txt USGenWeb]<br>  
*Company C - &nbsp;("Fayette Planters") Fayette County - see - [http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=wu.89059402313;view=1up;seq=474 Roster] - on page 554-563<br>  
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*Company C - &nbsp;("Fayette Planters") [[Fayette County, Georgia Genealogy|Fayette County]] - see - [http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=wu.89059402313;view=1up;seq=474 Roster] - on page 554-563<br>  
*Company D - &nbsp;Coweta and [[Heard County, Georgia|Heard]] Counties - see - [http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=wu.89059402313;view=1up;seq=575 Roster] - on page 563-569;&nbsp; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/ga/coweta/military/civilwar/rosters/cod53reg.txt USGenWeb]<br>  
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*Company D - &nbsp;[[Coweta County, Georgia Genealogy|Coweta]] and [[Heard County, Georgia Genealogy|Heard]] Counties - see - [http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=wu.89059402313;view=1up;seq=575 Roster] - on page 563-569;&nbsp; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/ga/coweta/military/civilwar/rosters/cod53reg.txt USGenWeb]<br>  
*Company E -&nbsp; ("Newton Anderson Guards") [[Newton County, Georgia|Newton County]] - see - [http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=wu.89059402313;view=1up;seq=581 Roster] - on page 569-578;&nbsp; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/ga/newton/military/civilwar/coe53reg.txt USGenWeb]<br>  
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*Company E -&nbsp; ("Newton Anderson Guards") [[Newton County, Georgia Genealogy|Newton County]] - see - [http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=wu.89059402313;view=1up;seq=581 Roster] - on page 569-578;&nbsp; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/ga/newton/military/civilwar/coe53reg.txt USGenWeb]<br>  
*Company F -&nbsp; ("Dixie Guards") [[Henry County, Georgia|Henry County]] - see - [http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=wu.89059402313;view=1up;seq=502 Roster] - on page 578-589;&nbsp; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/ga/henry/military/civilwar/rosters/cof53reg.txt USGenWeb]<br>  
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*Company F -&nbsp; ("Dixie Guards") [[Henry County, Georgia Genealogy|Henry County]] - see - [http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=wu.89059402313;view=1up;seq=502 Roster] - on page 578-589;&nbsp; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/ga/henry/military/civilwar/rosters/cof53reg.txt USGenWeb]<br>  
*Company G -&nbsp; ("Georgia Rebels") Coweta County - see - [http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=wu.89059402313;view=1up;seq=510 Roster] - on page 589-596;&nbsp; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/ga/coweta/military/civilwar/rosters/cog53reg.txt USGenWeb]<br>  
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*Company G -&nbsp; ("Georgia Rebels") [[Coweta County, Georgia Genealogy|Coweta County]] - see - [http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=wu.89059402313;view=1up;seq=510 Roster] - on page 589-596;&nbsp; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/ga/coweta/military/civilwar/rosters/cog53reg.txt USGenWeb]<br>  
*Company H -&nbsp; ("Dixie Volunteers") [[Pike County, Georgia|Pike County]] - see - [http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=wu.89059402313;view=1up;seq=608 Roster] - on page 596-604;&nbsp; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/ga/pike/military/civilwar/rosters/h53.txt USGenWeb]<br>  
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*Company H -&nbsp; ("Dixie Volunteers") [[Pike County, Georgia Genealogy|Pike County]] - see - [http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=wu.89059402313;view=1up;seq=608 Roster] - on page 596-604;&nbsp; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/ga/pike/military/civilwar/rosters/h53.txt USGenWeb]<br>  
*Company I - ("Jeff Davis Rifleman") [[Butts County, Georgia|Butts County]] - see - [http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=wu.89059402313;view=1up;seq=615 Roster] - on page 605-611;&nbsp; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/ga/butts/military/civilwar/rosters/coi53reg.txt USGenWeb]<br>  
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*Company I - ("Jeff Davis Rifleman") [[Butts County, Georgia Genealogy|Butts County]] - see - [http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=wu.89059402313;view=1up;seq=615 Roster] - on page 605-611;&nbsp; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/ga/butts/military/civilwar/rosters/coi53reg.txt USGenWeb]<br>  
*Company K - ("Quitman Guards") [[Monroe County, Georgia|Monroe County]]- see - [http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=wu.89059402313;view=1up;seq=621 Roster] - on page 611-620;&nbsp; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/ga/monroe/military/civilwar/rosters/cok53reg.txt USGenWeb]<br>
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*Company K - ("Quitman Guards") [[Monroe County, Georgia Genealogy|Monroe County]]- see - [http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=wu.89059402313;view=1up;seq=621 Roster] - on page 611-620;&nbsp; [http://files.usgwarchives.net/ga/monroe/military/civilwar/rosters/cok53reg.txt USGenWeb]<br>
  
 
Georgia, and Lillian Henderson. 1959. Roster of the Confederate soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865. Hapeville, Ga: Longina &amp; Porter. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/roster-of-the-confederate-soldiers-of-georgia-1861-1865/oclc/1624676&referer=brief_results WorldCat]&nbsp; {{FHL|258092|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp; [http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=wu.89059402263;view=1up;seq=9 HATHI TRUST] Digital Library&nbsp; [http://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/009535746 HATHI TRUST]; also on&nbsp; [http://www.usgwarchives.net/ga/military/civilwar/rgmilitary051s059t660.html USGenWeb]<br>
 
Georgia, and Lillian Henderson. 1959. Roster of the Confederate soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865. Hapeville, Ga: Longina &amp; Porter. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/roster-of-the-confederate-soldiers-of-georgia-1861-1865/oclc/1624676&referer=brief_results WorldCat]&nbsp; {{FHL|258092|item|disp=FHL Collection}}&nbsp; [http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=wu.89059402263;view=1up;seq=9 HATHI TRUST] Digital Library&nbsp; [http://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/009535746 HATHI TRUST]; also on&nbsp; [http://www.usgwarchives.net/ga/military/civilwar/rgmilitary051s059t660.html USGenWeb]<br>
  
 
=== Other Sources  ===
 
=== Other Sources  ===
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*Georgia [http://www.usgwarchives.net/ga/military/civilwar/csamilitary.html USGenWeb] Archives Project - Civil War Records - Individual Soldiers<br>
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*{{RecordSearch|1932370|Georgia, Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865}}<br>
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*{{RecordSearch|1932397|Georgia, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}}<br>
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*{{RecordSearch|2126718|Georgia, Confederate Home Records, 1901-1930}}
  
 
*[[Beginning United States Civil War Research|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).<br>
 
*[[Beginning United States Civil War Research|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).<br>
  
*National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ 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. <br>
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*National Park Service, [https://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm 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. <br>
  
 
*[[Georgia in the Civil War|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. <br>
 
*[[Georgia in the Civil War|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. <br>

Latest revision as of 09:38, 4 January 2018

53rd Regiment, Georgia Infantry (Confederate)


Brief History[edit | edit source]

This regiment completed its organization during the spring of 1862. Its companies were form Fayette, Baker, Mitchell, Quitman, and Jasper counties. National Park Service, [1]

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.

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 1,671 men on its roster for this unit. Roster.


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.
    additional information.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).