Confederate Regiments & Batteries > Georgia

“20th Battalion Partisan Rangers”

May 15

The 20th Georgia Cavalry Battalion was organized with seven companies under command of Lieutenant Colonel John M. Millen:

Company A – Captain Moses J. Smith
Company B – Captain William G. Thompson
Company C – Captain J. G. Cress
Company D – Captain William A. Lane
Company E – Captain A. J. Love
Company F – Captain J. B. Peacock

June Assigned to the Military District of Georgia, Department of South Carolina, Georgia and Florida.
June 11 Darien
May Moved to Virginia and assigned to Young’s Brigade, Hampton’s-Butler’s Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of Northern Virginia
May 5-6
Battle of the Wilderness
May 8-21
Battle of Spotsylvania Court House
May 23-26
Battle of North Anna
May 28
Battle of Haw’s Shop
June 1-3
Battle of Cold Harbor
Siege of Petersburg
October 25 The battalion was broken up. Companies A, C & D became part of the 8th Georgia Cavalry Regiment, Companies E, F & G went to the 10th Georgia Cavalry Regiment, and Company B to the Jeff Davis (Mississippi) Legion.