3rd Georgia Regiment

  • Authorized on July 5, 1776 as the 3d Georgia Regiment and assigned to the Southern Department.
  • Organized in the fall and winter of 1776 at Savannah to consist of 8 companies, recruited primarily in North Carolina.
  • Assigned on Dec 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.
  • Disbanded on January 1, 1781.

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