The Fourth Alabama Painting by Don Troiani

Second Brigade, Army of the Shenandoah

Private J Peek, Company K, 9th Georgia Infantry

Private J Peek, 9th Georgia Infantry, Company K

Ninth Georgia Infantry

Mustered in Confederate service for the war on 25 June, 1861. Arrived at Manassas Junction, Virginia, 22 July, 1861. Not present at the first battle of Manassas

COLONEL E R GOULDING
Captain E R Goulding, Company E, was appointed colonel, 9th Georgia Infantry, on 11 June, 1861.

LIEUTENANT COLONEL R A TURNIPSEED
Captain R A Turnipseed, Company D, was appointed lieutenant colonel, 9th Georgia Infantry, on 11 June, 1861.

MAJOR J C MOUNGER
J C Mounger was appointed major, 9th Georgia Infantry, on 11 June, 1861.

Company A Irvin Guards (Irvin Artillery): CAPT. G G Norman
The Wilkes County Volunteers was organised at Washington, Wilkes County, Georgia, in 1860 and was reorganised as the Wilkes Guard, under the command of Captain I T Irvin, on 1 September, 1860. Captain I T Irvin was killed in October 1860 and the company was reorganised as the Irvin Guard, under the command of Captain G G Norman, on 3 November, 1860. The company was accepted or mustered in state service for the war at Washington, Wilkes County, Georgia, on 11 June, 1861, and was ordered to proceed by the Georgia Railroad to Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, on 13 June, 1861. The company arrived by the Weldon Railroad at Petersburg, Virginia, in the morning on 19 June, 1861, and was redesignated the Irvin Artillery, under the command of Captain J Lane, by Special Orders No.508, Headquarters, Army of the Potomac, Camp Pickens, near Manassas Junction, Virginia, on 12 December, 1861. The company was assigned to the Reserve Artillery, Army of the Potomac, under the command of Colonel W N Pendleton, artillery, Confederate States Army, on 13 December, 1861, and to the 11th Georgia Battalion Artillery, Company E, by Special Orders No.118, Adjutant & Inspectors General's Office, Richmond, Virginia, on 23 May, 1862 (See the Sumter Flying Artillery).
Company B Chattooga Volunteers: CAPT. W M JONES
The company was accepted or mustered in state service for the war at Summerville, Chattooga County, Georgia, on 11 June, 1861.
Company C Hillyer or Walton Rifles: CAPT. G HILLYER
The company was accepted or mustered in state service at Monroe, Walton County, Georgia, on 13 June, 1861, dated 11 June, 1861, and was stationed at Richmond, Virginia, on 24 June, 1861.
Company D Fort Gaines Guards: CAPT. J G WEBB
The company was stationed at Fort Gaines, Clay County, Georgia, under the command of Captain R A Turnipseed, on 25 May, 1861, and was accepted or mustered in state service for the war at Fort Gaines, Clay County, Georgia, on 11 June, 1861. The company was ordered to Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, the same day and Captain R A Turnipseed and First Lieutenant J G Webb, Fort Gaines Guards, were appointed lieutenant colonel, 9th Georgia Infantry, and captain, 9th Georgia Infantry, Company D, on 11 June, 1861.
Company E Talbot Guards: CAPT. P A S MORRIS
The company was accepted or mustered in state service for the war at Geneva, Talbot County, Georgia, on 11 June, 1861, and Captain E R Goulding and First Lieutenant P A S Morris, Talbot Guards, were appointed colonel, 9th Georgia Infantry, and captain, 9th Georgia Infantry, Company E, the same day. The company was stationed at Richmond, Virginia, on 22 June, 1861.
Company F Baldwin Volunteers: CAPT. B BECK
The company was accepted or mustered in state service for the war at Milledgeville, Baldwin County, Georgia, on 11 June, 1861, and was stationed at Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, on 15 June, 1861. The company was stationed at Richmond, Virginia, on 21 June, 1861.
Company G Lafayette Volunteers: CAPT. G G Gordon
The company was accepted or mustered in state service for the war at Lafayette, Walker County, Georgia, on 12 June, 1861, dated 11 June, 1861, and arrived by the Weldon Railroad at Petersburg, Virginia, in the morning on 19 June, 1861. Captain G G Gordon's resignation was accepted by Special Orders No.133, Paragraph XVII, Adjutant & Inspectors General's Office, Richmond, Virginia, on 24 August, 1861, and Second Lieutenant F F Hoge, 9th Georgia Infantry, Company G, was appointed captain, 9th Georgia Infantry, Company G, on 28 August, 1861.
Company H Brooks County Rifles: CAPT. R A HARDEE
The company was accepted or mustered in state for the war at Quitman, Brooks County, Georgia, on 9 June, 1861, dated 11 June, 1861, and was stationed at Richmond, Virginia, on 26 June, 1861.
Company I Toombs Guards: CAPT. L C BELT
The company was accepted or mustered in state service for the war at Bulloch County, Georgia, on 10 June, 1861, dated 11 June, 1861, and L C Belt was appointed captain, 9th Georgia Infantry, Company I, on 15 June, 1861, dated 11 June, 1861.
Company K Americus Volunteer Rifles: CAPT. J M D KING
The company was accepted or mustered in state service for the war at Americus, Sumter County, Georgia, on 11 June, 1861, and arrived at Richmond, Virginia, on 22 June, 1861.

Sources

"About 500 more troops arrived here yesterday morning from Georgia. Besides several detachments for companies already here, there arrived the - Irvin Guards - Capt. G. G. Norman, 97 men, Lafayette Volunteers - Capt. G. G. Gordon, 84 men, Calhoun Rifles - Capt. Wm. L. Furlow, 116 men. And a detachment of 140 men belonging to the 9th Georgia Regiment, under the command of Captain George Hillyer."

The Petersburg Express, 20 June, 1861

"The Ninth Regiment of Georgia Volunteers, embracing nine companies and nine hundred men, arrived yesterday, and were mustered into the service of the Confederate States on Capital Square. The Regiment is to be joined by another company now on its way here, as was understood by inquiries made by some of the men."

The Richmond Daily Dispatch, 27 June, 1861 - Arrival of Georgia Troops

"It arrived after a much faster run than the one to Manassas - this time it carried no load - and was ready for Bartow's Second Brigade men to start boarding the cars by sundown. He got the 7th amd 8th Georgia Regiments aboard but did not have room to mount the rest of the brigade, which left the 9th Georgia and the 1st Kentucky stranded for the time being."

Battle at Bull Run: A history of the first major campaign of the Civil War, by W C Davis

"From there, it was ordered to Manassas Junction, arriving there the same day as the Sumter Flying Artillery Battery. They, too, had missed the first great battle of the war."

The Sumter Flying Artillery: A Civil War history of the Eleventh Battalion Georgia Light Artillery, by James L Speicher

Supplement to the Official Records: Part II, Record of Events: Record of events for Ninth Regiment, Georgia Infantry, June 1861-February 1865, edited by James B Hewett

Roster of the Confederate soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, Volume 1, by Lillian Henderson

Letters from Pvt. James Alexander Daniel, Company K, Ninth Georgia Volunteer Infantry Regiment, C.S.A., 24 June to 11 July, 1861

Confederate Military History: A library of Confederate States history, written by distinguished men of the South, Volume VI, edited by Clement A Evans

Notes

The 9th Georgia Infantry was accepted in state service on 11 June, 1861, and was ordered to rendezvous at Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, on 14 June, 1861. The regiment was mustered in state service at Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, on 15 June, 1861.

Note: The 9th Georgia Infantry, Company H, was accepted or mustered in state service for the war on 9 June, 1861, dated 11 June, 1861; Company I for the war on 10 June, 1861, dated 11 June, 1861; Companies A, B, D, E, F, and K for the war on 11 June, 1861; Company G for the war on 12 June, 1861, dated 11 June, 1861; and Company C for the war on 13 June, 1861, dated 11 June, 1861.

Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, to Petersburg, Virginia, Companies A & G, 19 June, 1861: The 9th Georgia Infantry, Companies A and G, and a detachment of one hundred and forty men, under the command of Captain G Hillyer, Company C, arrived by the Weldon Railroad at Petersburg, Virginia, in the morning on 19 June, 1861, and were accompanied by the Calhoun Rifles, 12th Georgia Infantry, Company D.

Note: Four companies of the 9th Georgia Infantry were ordered to proceed by the Georgia Railroad and two companies by the Richmond & Danville Railroad to Richmond, Virginia, in the evening on 15 June, 1861, and two companies in the evening on 16 June, 1861.

Mustered in war, Capital Square, Richmond, Virginia, 25 June, 1861: The 9th Georgia Infantry was mustered in Confederate service for the war at Capital Square, Richmond, Virginia, by Captain T H Taylor, cavalry, Confederate States Army, on 25 June, 1861 (See the 1st Kentucky Infantry).

Note: The 9th Georgia Infantry, Company F, was stationed at Richmond, Virginia, on 21 June, 1861; Companies E and K on 22 June, 1861; Company H on 23 June, 1861; and Companies A and C on 24 June, 1861.

Richmond to Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia, 27-29 June, 1861: The 9th Georgia Infantry was ordered to Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia, by Special Orders No.78, Paragraph XIII, Adjutant & Inspectors General's Office, Richmond, Virginia, on 22 June, 1861, and proceeded by the Virginia Central Railroad to on 27 June, 1861. The regiment arrived at Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia, via Gordonsville, Orange County; Manassas Junction; and Strasburg, Shenandoah County, Virginia, in the evening on 29 June, 1861.

Winchester to Hollingsworth Grove, one mile southeast of Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia, 29 June, 1861: The 9th Georgia Infantry was ordered to Hollingsworth Grove, one mile east of Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia, on 29 June, 1861.south

Note: The 9th Georgia Infantry was assigned to the Second Brigade, Army of the Shenandoah, under the command of Colonel F S Bartow, 8th Georgia Infantry, at Hollingsworth Grove, one mile southeast of Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia, on 30 June, 1861.

Hollingsworth Grove, one mile southeast of Winchester, Frederick County, to Darkesville, Berkeley County, Virginia, 2-7 July, 1861: The 9th Georgia Infantry was ordered to proceed by the Valley Turnpike to Darkesville, Berkeley County, Virginia, at 12 PM on 2 July, 1861, and arrived via Bunker Hill, Berkeley County, Virginia, at 10 AM on 3 July, 1861. The regiment was ordered to Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia, at 11 AM on 7 July, 1861, and arrived at Hollingsworth Grove, one mile southeast of Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia, at 6 PM the same day.

The 9th Georgia Infantry was ordered to Manassas Junction, Virginia, by Special Orders No.1, Headquarters, Army of the Shenandoah, Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia, at 1 AM on 18 July, 1861.

Winchester, Frederick County, to Piedmont Station, Fauquier County, Virginia, 18-19 July, 1861: The 9th Georgia Infantry was ordered to proceed by the Millwood Turnpike to Piedmont Station, Fauquier County, Virginia, at 1 PM on 18 July, 1861, and arrived at Berry's Ferry, on the Shenandoah River, via Millwood, Clarke County, Virginia, at 9 PM the same day. The regiment was ordered across the Shenandoah River at Berry's Ferry, Clarke County, Virginia, in the evening on 18 July, 1861, and arrived at Paris, Fauquier County, Virginia, via Ashby's Gap at 3 AM on 19 July, 1861. The 9th Georgia Infantry was ordered to Piedmont Station, Fauquier County, Virginia, at 5 AM the same day and arrived at 11 AM on 19 July, 1861.

Piedmont Station, Fauquier County, to Manassas Junction, Virginia, 22 July, 1861: The 9th Georgia Infantry was ordered to proceed by the Manassas Gap Railroad to Manassas Junction, Virginia, in the morning on 22 July, 1861, and arrived at Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Virginia, in the afternoon the same day.

Note: Colonel J H Forney, 10th Alabama Infantry, was assigned to command the Fifth Brigade, Army of the Shenandoah, and all troops stationed at Piedmont Station, Fauquier County, Virginia, by General Orders No.1, Headquarters, Fifth Brigade, Army of the Shenandoah, on 21 July, 1861 (See the 10th Alabama Infantry).

The 9th Georgia Infantry was stationed at Camp Victory, near the Lewis House, Portici, on the Bull Run River, between 22 and 31 July, 1861.

Lewis House, Portici, on the Bull Run River, to Smith's Farm, two & a half miles east of Manassas Junction, Virginia, 31 July, 1861: The 9th Georgia Infantry was ordered to Smith's Farm, two and a half miles east of Manassas Junction, Virginia, on 31 July, 1861, and arrived at Camp Bartow, on Smith's Farm, two and a half miles east of Manassas Junction, Virginia, the same day.

Note: The 9th Georgia Infantry was stationed at Camp Bartow, on Smith's Farm, two and a half miles east of Manassas Junction, Virginia, between 31 July and 11 September, 1861.

Surrendered at Appomattox Courthouse, Appomattox County, Virginia, 9 April, 1865: The 9th Georgia Infantry, under the command of Major J W Arnold, surrendered at Appomattox Courthouse, Appomattox County, Virginia, on 9 April, 1865.

Colonel F S Bartow, 8th Georgia Infantry, Second Brigade, Army of the Shenandoah: Captain F S Bartow, Oglethorpe Light Infantry, Company A, was appointed colonel, 8th Georgia Infantry, on 1 June, 1861, and was assigned to command the Second Brigade, Army of the Shenandoah, on 17 June, 1861.

Second Corps, Army of the Potomac, 25 September, 1861: Major General G W Smith, Confederate States Army, was assigned to the command of the Second Corps, Army of the Potomac, by General Orders No.31, Headquarters, Army of the Potomac, on 25 September, 1861.

The 9th Georgia Infantry was assigned to the Second Brigade, Second Corps, Army of the Potomac, under the command of Brigadier General S A M Jones, on 25 September, 1861.