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    Officers and Companies

    The Twenty-ninth regiment Georgia volunteers had for its first field officers Colonel Randolph Spaulding; Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Williamson Alexander; Major Levi J. Knight; Adjutants: Greenlee Butler and George R. McRae. David G. Daniel is listed as Chaplain and William P. Clower as Surgeon.

    Later promotions included William J. Young to colonel; William Dixon Mitchell to Lieutenant-Colonel and later Colonel, W.W. Billopp Major, John J. Owen Major and John C. Lamb, Major. John D Cameron, Captain & A.Q.M.

    The following list begins with the original company designation and then will explain the new designation after reorganization in May 1862

    Company A Charles S. Rockwell and later John D. Henderson, Thomasville Guards, men from Thomas County. This Company A became new Company F, at reorganization 7 May 1862.

    Company B William J. Young (later became Colonel of the 29th Georgia Volunteers) and later William W. Spencer, originally organized as McRae's Light Artillery Company but appears to never have served as such, later known as the Ochlochnee Light Infantry men from Thomas County. This Company B became new Company E, at reorganization 7 May 1862.

    Company C Levi J. Knight (soon elevated to Major) Thomas S. Wylly- Georgia Berrien, Minutemen, Captain Knight's Company, Men from Berrien, Clinch and Lowndes Counties. This Company C became new Company G, at reorganization 7 May 1862.

    Company D John C. Lamb, Georgia Berrien Minutemen, Captain Lamb's Company men from Berrien, Clinch and Lowndes Counties. This Company D became new Company K at reorganization 7 May 1862.

    Company E Francis Marion Jackson and later Ruben Y. Stanford - the Alapha Guards, men from men from Clinch County. This Company E became new Company H at reorganization 7 May 1862.

    Company F W. W. Billopp- Georgia Foresters, men from Chatham County. This Company F became the new Company A at reorganization 7 May 1862.

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