60th Regiment, Georgia Infantry (Confederate)
Brief History[edit | edit source]
Organized during the spring of 1862 at Savannah, Georgia, by adding four companies to Stiles' 4th Georgia Battalion National Park Service, 
Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin[edit | edit source]
Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles, companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded. However if you are unsure which company your ancestor was in, try the company recruited in his county first.
Company E - (also known as the Bartow Avengers) - many men from DeKalb County.
- Officers, Non-Commissioned Offices, and Staff - see Roster on page 1
- Company A - Anthony Greys (Meriwether County); USGenWeb
- Company B - Fannin Guards (Troup and Whitfield Counties)
- Company C - Walker Independents (Walker County). (Alternative roster)
- Company D - Whitfield Volunteers (Whitfield Counties)
- Company E - Bartow Avengers (Whitfield County)
- Company F - Gilmer Volunteers (Gilmer and Whitfield Counties) (Alternative Roster); USGenWeb
- Company G - Dooly Guards (Dooly County)
- Company H - Bartow Invincibles (Bartow County); USGenWeb
- Company I - Irwin Invincibles (Henry County, Alabama)(previous service with 38th Georgia until May 1862).; USGenWeb; USGenWeb
- Company K - (Bartow and Paulding Counties) 
Other Sources[edit | edit source]
- Georgia USGenWeb Archives Project - Civil War Records - Individual Soldiers
- Beginning United States Civil War Research gives steps for finding information about a Civil War soldier. It covers the major records that should be used. Additional records are described in ‘Georgia in the Civil War’ and ‘United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865’ (see below).
- National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, is searchable by soldier's name and state. It contains basic facts about soldiers on both sides of the Civil War, a list of regiments, descriptions of significant battles, sources of the information, and suggestions for where to find additional information.
- Georgia in the Civil War describes many Confederate and Union sources, specifically for Georgia, and how to find them.. These include compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.
- United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865 describes and explains United States and Confederate States records, rather than state records, and how to find them. These include veterans’ censuses, compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.
- Aldridge, Christine. Early miscellaneous Georgia records;Georgia - Military records - Civil War, 1861-1865. (Nacogdoches, Texas : Partin Publications, c1994). FHL975.8 H29a
References[edit | edit source]
- National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).
- 60th Regt. Muster Rolls, Company E - Bartow Avengers, (accessed 13 September 2011)