|March 22||Formed under Colonel William M. Slaughter, Lieutenant Colonel Edward Ball and Major Oliver P. Anthony|
|April||Sent to South Carolina for coast defence duties|
|June 16||Battle of Secessionville|
|July||Moved to Virginia and assigned to Drayton’s Brigade in D.R. Jones’ Division|
Second Battle of Manassas (Bull Run)
|September 1||Captain James Dickey was captured outdide Frederick, Maryland.|
|November||Transferred to Semmes’ Brigade in McLaws’ Division|
|April||Captain Dickey was exchanged and returned to the regiment.|
Colonel Slaughter was mortally wounded near Zoan Church and Lieutenant Colonel Edward Ball was wounded in the heel.
|May 2||Major Oliver P. Anthony took over command of the regiment. Lt. Colonel Ball was promoted to colonel, Major Anthony to lieutenant colonel and Captain Henry M. Dunwoody of Company A to major.|
The regiment was commanded by Colonel Edward Ball and brought 303 men t the field. It lost 15 men killed, 40 wounded, and 40 men missing. Major Dunwoody was killed. Captain James Dickey would be promoted to major effective to Dunwoody’s death on July 2.
From the marker on the Gettysburg battlefield:
July 2. Arrived about 3.30 P. M. and formed line 50 yards west of this. Advanced about 5 P. M. in support of Kershaw and Anderson and took a prominent part in the severe and protracted conflict on Rose Hill and in the ravine and forest east of there and in the vicinity of the Loop. Participated also in the general advance late in the evening by which the Union forces were forced out of the Wheatfield and across Plum Run Valley. Brig Gen. Paul J. Semmes fell mortally wounded in the ravine near the Loop.
When General Semmes was mortally wounded, Colonel Goode Bryan of the 16th Georgia took command of the brigade.
|August||Colonel Bryan was promoted to brigadier general and given permanent command of the brigade.|
|September||The regiment moved to the Western Theater with Longstreet but arrived too late to fight at Chickamauga|
|Siege of Chattanooga|
Siege of Knoxville
|January 14||Major Dickey was promoted to lieutenant colonel. Captain John P. Crawford of Company G was promoted to major|
|March||The regiment returned to the Army of Northern Virginia. General Kershaw took over the division from General McLaws.|
Commanded by Colonel Edward Ball
|May 23-24||North Anna|
|June||Siege of Petersburg begins|
|July 14||Lieutenant Colonel Anthony resigned.|
First Battle of Deep Bottom
|August 6||The regiment was sent with Kershaw’s Division to the Shenandoah Valley, where it was temporarily attached to Lieutenant General Jubal Early’s Army of the Valley|
|September 14||Since Sheridan and his Union Army of the Shenandoah was inactive Kershaw’s Division was ordered back to rejoin Lee at Richmond and began to leave the Valley.|
Colonel Ball was mortally wounded in the shoulder. He would die in Staunton on November 13.
|November 12||Lt. Colonel Dickey was promoted to colonel and Major Crawford to lieutenant colonel|
|November 14||Kershaw’s Division left the Shenandoah Valley to return to the Army of Northern Virginia around Petersburg.|
Battle of Sayler’s Creek
Colonel Dickey, Lt. Colonel Crawford, and many men were captured
The regiment surrendered 2 officers and 41 enlisted men