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1st Georgia Battalion Sharpshooters

Organization:
Organized with four companies on June 20, 1862. Field consolidated with the 25th Infantry Regiment from December 1863-January 1864 and from March-April 1865. Consolidated with the 1st Confederate Infantry Regiment and the 25th, 29th, 30th and 66th Georgia Infantry Regiments and designated as the 1st Georgia (Confederate) Infantry Battalion Consolidated at Smithfield, North Carolina on April 9, 1865.


First Commander:
Major Robert H. Anderson

Field Commander:
Major Arthur Shaaff


Assignments:
Military District of Georgia - Department of South Carolina, Georgia and Florida
June 1862-February 1863 Walker's Brigade - Military District of Georgia - Department of South Carolina, Georgia and Florida February-May 1863 Wilson's Brigade - Walker's Division - Department of the West June-July 1863 Wilson's Brigade - Walker's Division - Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana July-August 1863 Wilson's Brigade - Walker's Division - 2nd Corps - Army of the Tennessee August-September 1863 Wilson's Brigade - Walker's Division - Reserve Corps - Army of the Tennessee September 1863 Wilson's Brigade - Walker's Division - 2nd Corps - Army of the Tennessee September 1863 Wilson's Brigade - Walker's Division - Longstreet's Corps - Army of the Tennessee September-November 1863 Wilson's/Stevens' Brigade - Walker's Division - 1st Corps - Army of the Tennessee November 1863-July 1864 Stevens'/H.R. Jackson's Brigade - Bate's's Division - 1st Corps - Army of the Tennessee July-December 1864 H.R. Jackson's Brigade - Clayton's Division - 2nd Corps - Army of the Tennessee March-April 1865

Battles:
Fort McAllister         February 1, 1863
Vicksburg Campaign      May-July 1863
Jackson                 May 14, 1863
Jackson Siege           July 1863
Chickamauga             September 19-20, 1863
Chattanooga Siege       September-November 1863
Chattanooga             November 23-25, 1863
Atlanta Campaign        May-September 1864
Peach Tree Creek        July 20, 1864
Atlanta                 July 22, 1864
Ezra Church             July 28, 1864
Atlanta Siege           July-September 1864
Jonesboro               August 31-September 1, 1864
Franklin                November 30, 1864
Nashville               December 15-16, 1864
Carolinas Campaign      February-April 1865
Bentonville             March 19-March 21, 1865

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