1st Georgia Regiment

  • Authorized on November 4, 1775 in the Continental Army as the Georgia Regiment.
  • Organized between January 20- 28 April 28, 1776 at Savannah to consist of 8 companies.
  • Assigned on February 27, 1776 to the Southern Department.
  • Redesignated on July 5, 1776 as the 1st Georgia Regiment.
  • Assigned on December 23, 1777 to the Georgia Brigade, an element of the Southern Department
  • Captured on May 12, 1780 at Charleston, South Carolina by the British Army.
  • Redesignated on January 1, 1781 as the Georgia Regiment.
  • Reorganized and redesignated 1 January 1, 1783 as the Georgia Battalion to consisted of 3 companies.
  • Furloughed in summer of 1783 at Charleston, South Carolina
  • Disbanded on November 15, 1783.

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