|Death: ||Apr. 26, 1909|
John L. Abbott (First_Last)
Regiment Name 8 Batt'n. Georgia Infantry
Soldier's Rank_In Pvt.
Soldier's Rank_Out Pvt.
8th Battalion, Georgia Infantry
8th Infantry Battalion was organized with six companies during the early spring of 1862 at Savannah, Georgia. Some of the men were from Adairsville and Thornburgh, and Gordon County. For a time the unit served in the Department of South Carolina, Georiga, and Florida, then it was assigned to Gist's Brigade, Army of Tennessee. After the operations in North Mississippi, it fought with the army from Chickamauga to Nashville and ended the war in North Carolina. This battalion contained 232 men and 183 arms in December, 1863, and was included in the surrender on April 26, 1865. The field officers were Lieutenant Colonels Asahel Littlefield, Leroy Napier, Jr., J.T. Reid, and Zachariah L. Watters; and Majors John W. Gray, B.F. Hunt, and Edward F. Morgan.
Co. F, 8th GA Inf Batt
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