|March 4||Organized at Savannah|
|March||Drilled at Camp Davis, near Guyton, Georgia|
|March 22||Officers were elected. The field officers were Colonel William R. Manning, Lieutenant Colonel Francis Kearse and Major Phillip C. Pendleton|
|Assigned to the defences of Savannah|
|July 17||Transferred to Richmond, Virginia and assiged to Drayton’s Brigade of David R. Jones’ Division of Longstreet’s Command.|
The regiment lost nine men wounded
The regiment fought at Fox’s Gap near Boonesboro. Lieutenant William Grissom was killed, Captain John Riley and Lieutenant Francis Mobley were mortally wounded, and Lieutenants Aaron Dowling, James Finch and Daniel D. Gaskins were wounded.
The regiment was commanded by Lieutenant Colonel Kearse. It lost 29 men killed and 97 wounded in fighting near Burnside’s Bridge.
September 15-17, 1862.
|October 8||Major Pendleton resigned. Captain Duncan Curry was promoted to major.|
|Assigned to Semmes’ Brigade|
|February 24||Major Curry resigned. Captain William O. Fleming was promoted to major.|
|July 2 -3||
The regiment was commanded by Colonel William R. Manning and brought 302 men to the field. It lost 16 men killed, 62 men wounded and 14 missing. Lieutenant Colonel Kearse was killed in the fighting on the Rose Farm 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.
July 3. During the afternoon Anderson’s Brigade being withdrawn for duty elsewhere the Brigade was left in the occupancy of the woodland south of the Wheatfield. At 1 P. M. under orders it resumed its original position near here.
July 4. About midnight began the march to Hagerstown Md.
When General Semmes was mortally wounded, Colonel Goode Bryan of the 16th Georgia took command of the brigade.
|July 31||Colonel Manning resigned due to medical reasons. Captain Peter A.S. McGlashan of Company E was promoted to colonel and Major Fleming to lieutenant colonel.|
|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
|November 23||Battle of Fort Sanders|
|December 22||Lieutenant Colonel Fleming resigned to take his seat in the Georgia legislature. Major Pliny Sheffield was promoted to lieutenant colonel and Captain John Spence to major.|
|March||The regiment returned to the Army of Northern Virginia. General Kershaw took over the division from General McLaws.|
The regiment was commanded by Colonel Peter McGlashan. Lieutenant Colonel Sheffield was wounded, losing his right arm.
North Anna River
Assault on Petersburg
|June||Siege of Petersburg begins|
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.|
|November 14||Kershaw’s Division left the Shenandoah Valley to return to the Army of Northern Virginia around Petersburg.|
|December 28||Colonel James Simms was promoted to brigadier general commanding the brigade, which became known as Simm’s Brigade of Kershaw’s Division.|
|February 14||Major Spence was given a leave of absence|
Colonel McGlashan and many of the regiment were captured.
The regiment surrendered 3 officers, 2 surgeons and 25 enlisted men.