62nd Infantry Regiment
Army of Northern Virginia
 

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The 62nd Regiment Georgia Infantry, was designated the 62nd Regiment Georgia Cavalry, and was broken up July 11, 1864, or October 25, 1864 and became the 8th Regiment Georgia Cavalry.

Some companies of this regiment were transferred to Cavalry and surrendered at Greensboro, North Carolina, May 26, 1865. Others were paroled at Hillsboro, North Carolina, May 1865.

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8th Cavalry Regiment was organized in July, 1864, by consolidating seven companies of the 62nd Regiment and three of the 20th Battalion Georgia Partisan Rangers. It served in J. Dearing's Brigade in the Army of Northern Virginia and was active in the Petersburg siege north and south of the James River and around Appomattox. The unit cut through the Federal lines at Appomattox Court House and disbanded April 11, 1865. Company G was attached to the Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia, saw action in the Battle of Bentonville, and surrendered with the Army of Tennessee. Its commanders were Colonel Joel R. Griffin, Lieutenant Colonel John W. Millen, and Major William G. Thomson.

William Snyder--Suppose to be in 62nd Infantry.  Cannot find in any unit.  Need more information.

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