862fo: Confederate Garrisons South Carolina and Georgia 25 September 1862

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                      Confederate Garrisons 
                   South Carolina and Georgia  
                        25 September 1862 

1st District: Brigadier General S.E.Gist 
Garrison     Units                          No._Companies
Charleston   Charleston Battalion                   6
             Alston's Artillery Battalion           2
             46th Georgia Volunteers Rgt.          10
             Palmetto Guards & siege guns           1
             Nelson's (VA) Light Artillery Battery  1
             2nd Bn, Georgia Cavalry                3

Charleston   Garrison Castle Pinckney               1
 Harbor      1st S.C. Artillery, in Fort Sumter     6
             
  Morris     21st S.C. Volunteer Regiment           9
  Island     Matthewes Artillery, Cpt. Bonneau      1

Sullivan's   20th S.C.Volunteer Regiment            9
  Island      1st S.C. Volunteers                   
                  in Garrison Ft. Moultrie          4
                  in Garrison Beach Inlet           1
                  in New Batteries                  5
             Ft. Beauregard & Enfilade Battery,     2
                        1st S.C. Artillery                     

  James      13th Georgia Battalion                 3
  Island     24th S.C.Volunteers Regt.             10 
             1st S.C. Artillery                    10 
               Ft. Johnson                                             
             Palmetto Lt. Artillery Bn (Lines)      7
             25th S.C.Volunteers                   10 
                 near Ft. Pemberton 
             Lucas Battalion & 1 co Regulars        4
                 in Fort Pemberton
             LaFayette Artillery                    1
             Preston's Light Artillery              1
                (part of 1st S.C.Artillery)
             2nd Bn Georgia Cavalry                 1
                in Legare's Place
             South Carolina Cavalry                 2
 
McClellanville
             Major Byrd's Command (infantry)        3
             Field Battery                          4
             Cavalry                                2
 
   Near      Major Emanuel's Cavalry                5
Georgetown   1 Field Battery                        4
             2 - 24pdrs in position                 2

Summerville  Cpt. Ferguson's Battery                1
   Dewees'   20th S.C.Volunteers                    1
   Inlet            

Garrison     Units                          No._Companies
  Pee Dee    21st S.C.Volunteers                    1
   Bridge


2nd District: Brigadier General J. Hagood
Adam's Run   Washington Artillery                   1
             Marion Artillery                       1
             Marion Cavalry                         2
             Stono Scouts, aggregate 19             1
             Smith's Bn, S.C.Volunteers             7
             7th S.C. Battalion                     7 
             16th S.C. Volunteer Regiment          10 

3rd District:
Hardeville  11th S.C.Volunteers                     9
             2nd Bn. S.C. Cavalry                   4
             Palmetto Bn Light Artillery            1

Grahamville  1st Bn Sharpshooters                   3
& Hardeville 2nd S.C. Cavalry Regiment              8

McPhersonville
             2nd Bn Sharpshooters                   3
             Beaufort Light Artillery               1
             1st Bn S.C. Cavalry                    4
             Rutledge Mounted Riflemen              1
             Charleston Light Dragoons              1
             Partisan Rangers                       1

Green Pond   6th Bn, S.C. Cavalry                   4

District of Georgia: Brigadier General H.W.Mercer

 Skidaway    Terrell Light Artillery                1
Shell Road   Major Millen's Partisans               1

No. 3 Central   Chestatee Light Artillery           1
  Railroad             

Charleston &    E/47th Georgia Infantry Regt.       1
  Savannah
Railroad Bridge

Near Savannah   Bn,Savannah Volunteers Guard        3
                White's Partisans                  2

Savannah        Effingham Hussars                   1
                47th Georgia Volunteers             8
                A/2nd Bn, Georgia Cavalry           1

White Bluff,    Chatham Artillery                   1
and on road     4th Louisiana Battalion             6

Coffee Bluff Randolph Mounted Rangers               1
             Co. D, Light Battery Georgia Regulars  1

   Near      30th Georgia Volunteers               10 
Thunderbolt

Rideborough  Liberty Independent Troop              1

Oglethrope   Tatnall Guards                         1
 Barracks

 Genesis     Martin's Light Artillery               1
  Point      Hardwick's Mounted Rifles              1
             Garrison troops                        1

 Altamaha    I/25th Georgia Infantry Regiment       1
  Bridge

 Savannah    A/, G/, I/29th Georgia Volunteers      3
   River     E/25th Georgia Volunteers              1
 Batteries   K/32nd Georgia Volunteers              1
             B/47th Georgia Volunteers              1
             Unattached companies                   5

Near Middle  32nd Georgia Infantry Regiment         9
Ground Road
& Harrison
  Battery

   Near      Bank's Partisans                      1
 Beaulieu    54th Georgia Volunteers               10
             Joe Thompson Artillery                 1
             
   South     Liberty Guards                         1
  Newport    Lamar Rangers                          1

  Darien     McIntosh Cavalry                       1

South of     Cavalry Battalion                      6
Altamaha

Near Little  Sharpshooter Battalion                 4
 Ogeechee    Columbus Artillery                     1
   River

 Carston's   25th Georgia Infantry Regiment         8
  Bluff      20th Georgia Infantry Regiment         7
             Unattached companies                   3

Macon Ga.    10th Georgia Infantry Battalion        5
             59th Georgia Infantry Regiment        10 

U.S.  War Department,  The War of the Rebellion, 
A Compilation of Official Records of the Union and 
Confederate Armies,  Government Printing Office; 
Washington, D.C., 1882

Source: George Nafziger Order of Battle Collection

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