14th Georgia Infantry Regiment

Descendants Association

(At Petersburg - BG Edward L. Thomas' Brigade, Heth's Division, A.P. Hill's Third Army Corps)

 

Participants in the Breakthrough Battle at Petersburg on April 2, 1865

Fought on or near the present day grounds of Pamplin Historical Park

 

The 14th Georgia Infantry Regiment was organized by Colonel A.V. Brumby during the spring of 1861 with men recruited in Jasper, Johnson, Pierce, Dougherty, and Worth counties. Ordered to Virginia the unit served under General Floyd in the Kanawha Valley, then was assigned to General Wade Hampton's, J.R. Anderson's, and E.L. Thomas's Brigade, Army of Northern Virginia. It was active from Seven Pines to Cold Harbor, endured the battles and hardships of the Petersburg siege south of the James River, and ended the war at Appomattox. The regiment had 379 effectives in April, 1862, and sustained 138 casualties during the Seven Days' Battles, 28 at Cedar Mountain, and 52 at Second Manassas. It lost 8 killed and 67 wounded at Chancellorsville and twelve percent of the 331 engaged at Gettysburg. On April 9, 1865, there were 20 officers and 147 men present. The field officers were Colonels A.V. Brumby, Robert W. Folsom, Richard P. Lester, and Felix Price; Lieutenant Colonels James M. Fielder, Washington L. Goldsmith, William A. Harris, and W.S. Ramsey; and Major Charles C. Kelley.

 

14th Georgia Infantry Regiment

Descendants Roll Call

 

If you are a descendant or family member of a soldier of the 14th Georgia Infantry Regiment who served honorably at any time during the war and would like to be listed on the Descendants Roll Call, please send an e-mail by clicking the mail icon below. Type "14th GA" in subject line and provide other details, if possible, in the message. Please find your ancestor or family member in the National Park Service Database (link shown below) and include such details as "company" and "rank out" in your message. This will greatly speed-up the posting of those soldiers who you wish to honor. Thank you.

 

Soldier's Notes

 

Letter of

Pvt. George E. Ballew, Co. K

 

War Record of

Pvt. John Oliver Andrews, Co. I

 

Not For Fame Or Reward
Not For Place Or For Rank
Not Lured By Ambition
Or Goaded By Necessity
But In Simple
Obedience To Duty
As They Understood It
These Men Suffered All - Sacrificed All
Dared all - And Died

Inscription written by Dr. Randolph Harrison McKim and carved

on the north side of the Confederate Memorial (sculpted by Moses Ezekiel)

at Arlington National Cemetery

 

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The Remembrance Wall

The National Museum Of The Civil War Soldier

At Pamplin Histoprical Park ...

Another Great Way To Honor The Memory Of Your American Soldier

click on this link

 

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Important Links

The Final Battles of the Petersburg

Campaign by A. Wilson Greene

Georgia

Military History

 

Pamplin Historical Park & National

Museum of the Civil War

 

History of the 14th Georgia Infantry

Regiment by Ray Dewberry

Red Clay To Richmond

by John J. Fox

 

Two Brothers: One North, One South

by David H. Jones

 

 

Ordering Service & Pension Records

National Archives

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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