Georgia Continental Artillery Companies

  • Authorized on July 5, 1776 in the Continental Army as the 1st and 2d Georgia Continental Artillery Companies and assigned to the Southern Department.
  • Organized in fall 1776 at Savannah and Sunbury, respectively.
  • Georgia Provincial Artillery Company (organized on May 15, 1776 in the Geoargia State Troops at Savannah) adopted on February 6, 1777 into the Continental Army; concurrently redesignated as the 3rd Georgia Continental Artillery Company and assigned to the Southern Department.
  • 1st and 3rd Georgia Continental Artillery Companies consolidated on February 19, 1778 and redesignated as the 1st Georgia Continental Artillery Company.
  • 1st Georgia Continental Artillery Company captured on December 29, 1778 at Savannah, Georgia by the British Army.
  • 2nd Georgia Continental Artillery Company captured on January 10, 1779 at Sunbury, Georgia by the British Army
  • 1st and 2nd Georgia Continental Artillery Companies disbanded on November 29, 1779.

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