Georgia Volunteer Infantry
Field & Staff
45th Infantry 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,
and Berrien. Ordered to Virginia the regiment was placed under
the command of Generals J. R. Anderson and E. L. Thomas. It served
in the arduous campaigns of the Army of Northern Virginia from
the Seven Days' Battles to Cold Harbor, then was involved in the
battles and hardships of the trenches of Petersburg and the Appomattox
operations. This unit lost 7 killed and 35 wounded at Second Manassas
and 5 killed and 43 wounded at Fredericksburg. At Chancellorsville
it lost ten percent of the 350 engaged, and at Gettysburg about
ten percent of 331 were disabled. The 45th surrendered with 8
officers and 85 men. Its field commanders were Colonels Thomas
Hardeman, Jr. and T. J. Simmons; Lieutenant Colonels James W.
Carter, C. A. Conn, Washington L. Grice, and William S. Wallace;
and Majors Aurelius W. Gibson and M. R. Rogers.
J. F. Lloyd--Cannot find any unit this individual was in. Suppose to
be in the 45th.