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I Will Give Them One More Shot: Ramseys 1st Regiment Georgia Volunteers George Winston Martin

I Will Give Them One More Shot: Ramseys 1st Regiment Georgia Volunteers

George Winston Martin

Published January 31st 2011
ISBN : 9780881462197
Hardcover
365 pages
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I Will Give Them One More Shot follows the 1st Georgia Volunteer Infantry Regiment, commanded by Colonel James N. Ramsey, as it travels from its formation at Macon, Georgia, to Pensacola, Richmond, Western (now West) Virginia and the ShenandoahMoreI Will Give Them One More Shot follows the 1st Georgia Volunteer Infantry Regiment, commanded by Colonel James N. Ramsey, as it travels from its formation at Macon, Georgia, to Pensacola, Richmond, Western (now West) Virginia and the Shenandoah Valley. Ramseys regiment meets with initial success in a minor skirmish in the Allegheny Mountains at Laurel Hill, but then is involved in a disastrous retreat and rear guard fights at Kalers Ford and Corricks Ford. They later serve under General Robert E. Lee and General Thomas J. Stonewall Jackson. The last chapters review what happened to the soldiers and officers of the 1st after they mustered out in March 1862, concluding with the fate of prominent characters and sites. Appendices list the commands under which the 1st Georgia served during major events in its year of service, casualties in the unit, and a roster of the 1,331 men who served with the regiment.