By John C. Rigdon
One of the celebrated businesses of the fifth used to be corporation A, the recognized Clinch Rifles. the corporate used to be named for normal Duncan L. Clinch the commander on the Battles of Withlacoochee and The Cove of the Seminole Wars (1835-1836). the corporate followed the motto “Charge back” after common Clinch’s order to the backing out troops on the conflict of Withlacoochee to assault the enemy back. Clinch Rifles have been a real 'rifle' corporation utilizing 1841 Mississippi Rifle and sabre bayonet in action.
Companies of the Georgia fifth Infantry Regiment
Company A - Richmond County - Clinch Rifles
corporation B - Spalding County - Griffin mild Guards
corporation C - Richmond County - Irish Volunteers
corporation D - Warren County - McDuffie Riflemen
corporation E - Terrell County - Dawson Volunteers
corporation F - Randolph County - Cuthbert Rifles
corporation G - Schley County
corporation H - Decatur County - Hardee Rifles
corporation I - Muscogee County - Georgia Grays
corporation ok - Upson County - Upson Guards
corporation L - corporation L
corporation M - Bibb County - Bibb County
(Co. A. second Battn. Georgia Sharpshooters)
Company N - Clark and Richmond Counties
(Co. A ninth Regiment 3d Brigade, Georgia kingdom Troops)
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The Georgia fifth Infantry Regiment used to be prepared on may possibly eleventh, 1861, with additional businesses becoming a member of the unit throughout the following yr. Its wrestle roster all started with the seize of Santa Rosa Island, via the Corinth crusade in April-June 1862. one of many amazing businesses of the fifth was once corporation A, the well-known Clinch Rifles.
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Historical Sketch and Roster of the Georgia 5th Infantry Regiment: The Boys of the Fifth (Georgia Regimental History Series Book 33) by John C. Rigdon