Historical Sketch And Roster Of The Georgia 44Th Infantry Regiment (Georgia Regimental History Series) (Volume 17)
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The 44th Georgia Regiment suffered greater casualties in killed and wounded, in proportion to the number carried into action, than any other regiment on the Southern side. The 44th completed its organization at Camp Stephens, near Griffin, Georgia, in March, 1862. They were assigned to General Ripley's, Doles', and Cook's Brigade, and fought with the Army of Northern Virginia from the Seven Days' Battles to Cold Harbor. Of the 364 at Gettysburg, twenty percent were disabled. Only 52 men of the original 1,115 remained at Appomattox. Companies Of The GA 44th Infantry Regiment Companies of the 44th were drawn from the counties of Henry, Jasper, Clarke, Clayton, Spalding, Putnum, Fayette, Pike, Morgan, and Greene. Company A - Henry County, Georgia Company B - Jasper County, Georgia Company C - Clarke County, Georgia. Company D - Clayton County, Georgia Company E - Spalding County, Georgia Company F - Putnam County, Georgia Company G - Fayette County, Georgia Company H - Pike County, Georgia Company I - Henry And Morgan Counties, Georgia Company K - Green County, Georgia