Confederate Regiments & Batteries > Georgia

Spring Created by adding four companies to the 4th Georgia Battalion at Savannah.
mid-June Moved from Georgia to Virginia and attached to Lawton’s Brigade, Jackson’s Division, Army of the Valley
June 27
Battle of Gaines’ Mill
August 20 Attached to Lawton’s Brigade, Ewell’s Division, Jackson’s Command, Army of Nothern Virginia
August 28-30
Second Battle of Manassas

The regiment lost 42 casualties. Major Berry was wounded.

September 8 Major Berry was promoted to lieutenant colonel
September 17
Battle of Sharpsburg (Antietam)

The regiment was commanded by Captain Walter B. Jones and lost 59 casualties.

December 13
Battle of Fredericksburg

The regiment lost 78 casualties.

April 11 Attached to Gordon’s Brigade of Early’s Division of the Second Corps of the Army of Northern Virginia
May 1-4
Battle of Chancellorsville

The regiment lost 35 men.

June Colonel Henry Stiles took leave of absence due to failing health and returned home to Georgia. He would die in late 1865.
June 13-15
Second Battle of Winchester

The regiment lost 6 men killed and 16 wounded. Captain J.B. Colding was killed

July 1-3
Battle of Gettysburg

The regiment was commanded by Captain Walters B. Jones and brought 299 men to the field. It lost 12 men killed, 28 wounded and 19 missing.

August Captain Jones was elected major
Fall Major Berry was made acting colonel of the 7th Virginia Cavalry
January 5 Major Berry retired
April 11 Companies D & E of the 2nd North Carolina Infantry Battalion, made up of Georgians, were transferred to the 60th Georgia Infantry as Companies E and A..
May 4-5
Battle of the Wilderness

Major Jones was wounded

May 12
Battle of Spotsylvania Court House
May 21 Attached to Evan’s Brigade of Gordon’s Division of the Second Corps of the Army of Northern Virginia
May 23-26 North Anna
June 13 Attached to Evans’ Brigade of Gordon’s Division of the Army of the Valley
June 17-18 Battle of Lynchburg
June 19-21 Pursuit of Hunter
June 22 Day of rest at Salem
June 23-26 Advance into the Shenandoah Valley to Staunton
June 28-July 2 Advance from Staunton to near Harpers Ferry
July 5-6 Crossed the Potomac at Boteler’s Ford and advances to west of Frederick
July 9
Battle of Monocacy
July 10 The advance on Washington continues through an extremely hot day.
July 11-12
Battle of Fort Stevens
July 13-15 Left Washington, crossed the Potomac at White’s Ford, and marched across Loudon County.
July 16 Crossed the Blue Ridge at Snickers Gap to Berryville
July 19 Moved to Strasburg
July 24
Second Battle of Kernstown
August 8 At Bunker Hill
August 10 To Winchester
August 12 To Fisher’s Hill
August 17 Returned to Winchester and Bunker Hill.
August 22 To Charles Town
August 25-26 Feint toward Williamsport and return to Bunker Hill.
September 5 To Winchester
September 19
Third Battle of Winchester

Commanded by Captain Milton Russell.

September 22
Battle of Fisher’s Hill
October 19
Battle of Cedar Creek
December 9 Returned with Gordon’s Division from the Shenandoah Valley to the Richmond area under the command of Major Waters B. Jones. Attached to Gordon’s Division, Second Corps, Army of Northern Virginia
January The 60th and 61st Georgia were combined under Colonel Waters Jones until the end of the war.
February 6
Battle of Hatcher’s Run
April 7
Farmville and High Bridge
Appomattox Court House

The regiment surrendered 5 officers and 85 enlisted men