My Book "The History of the 38th Georgia Regiment: was released June 15th, 2017!

My book titled "Hurrah for Georgia! The History of the 38th Georgia Regiment", was released on 15 June 2017. The first printing of the book is sold out and new orders are now being accepted for the second printing, which is scheduled for release on or about Aug. 25th. If you would like to reserve a copy just send me your email address and how many copies you'd like to reserve and I'll contact you with payment details as we get close to the delivery date. This book is packed with war stories and details of history of the regiment and will contain many never before published documents and letters from the soldiers of the regiment. This will be a limited printing, so reserve your copy now so you don't miss out like the last folks! The cost is $28 + $3.00 shipping. This book is not available on Amazon or any other website. If you'd like to reserve a book please email me at

What readers are saying about my book:

This book is one of the best, if not the best, I've ever read about Civil War history, great piece of work man! And I've read a lot. - B. Hudson

If you have an ancestor who was a member of the 38th Georgia Regiment you must buy this book. - B. Strength

I am now reading my copy and it is a must have especially if you had an ancestor in the 38th. I am finally getting to walk in my ancestors' shoes. - C. WIlliams

Just want to let you know the book has been a pleasure to read so far. Usually, regimentals are a dry read but yours is compelling and well crafted using the soldiers own words. I just finished the chapter on Spotsylvania and can't wait to continue. - D. Serrano

I have received my copy and I can't put it down! Such a wonderful wealth of information on the life of my ancestors. - C. Peterman

Great Book, easy read and tons of information in it! - D. Dacus

Companies of the 38th Georgia were from the following Counties in Georgia and Alabama:

Company A – “The Murphy Guards,” DeKalb County, Georgia
Company B, “The Milton Guards,” Milton County, Georgia (Currently Fulton County)
Company C, “The Ben Hill Guards,” Bulloch & Emanuel Counties, Georgia
Company D, "The McCullough Rifles," DeKelab & Fulton Counties
Company E, “The Tom Cobb Infantry,” Oglethorpe County, Georgia
Company F, “Thornton’s Line Volunteers,” Hart and Elbert Counties, Georgia
Company G, “The Battey Guards,” Jefferson County, Georgia
Company H, “The Goshen Blues,” Elbert County, Georgia
Company I, "Irwin's Invincibles," Henry County, Alabama
Company K, “DeKalb & Fulton Bartow Avengers,” DeKalb and Fulton County, Georgia
Company L, Chestatee Artillery, Forsyth County, Georgia
Company N, “The Dawson Farmers,” Dawson County, Georgia
Joe Thompson Artillery, Fulton County, Georgia

The 38th Georgia Volunteer Infantry Regiment, was part of Lawton's - Gordon's-Evans' Georgia Brigade. The 38th Georgia was in the thick of the fight in nearly every major battle fought by the Army of Northern Virginia. Few Confederate regiments can claim they were at the crux of key battles, time and time again. They broke the Federal line and captured five pieces of artillery at the battle of Gaines Mill, as part of General Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson's Corp. They opened the battle of Second Manassas, marching out from their covered position behind the unfinished railroad cut to attack the Union Division marching down the Warrenton Turnpike. They fired the first shots in the battle of Antietam, just before daybreak at the southern edge of Miller's cornfield.

When Stonewall Jackson's line was broken at the battle of Fredericksburg, near Prospect Hill, The Georgia Brigade and 38th Georgia Regiment were called on to lead the counterattack, successfully expelling Gen. George Meade's Federals from the Confederate rear and sealing the breach. They participated in the Confederate attack on the right flank of the Union Army at Gettysburg, crushing their right wing, capturing hundreds of Yankee prisoners and sending the survivors reeling through the streets of Gettysburg. They launched a counterattack on the first day of the battle of the Wilderness, breaking the famed Union "Iron Brigade." They joined General Gordon's flank attack that nearly unhinged General U. S. Grant's army the very next day.

They suffered under the juggernaut of the massive Federal attack at Spotsylvania Court House and were part of the Confederate counterattack that stopped the Federals cold, saving General Lee's army from certain annihilation. They marched to the gates of Washington, DC, with Early's Second Corp during the summer of 1864. They endured severe hardship and intense suffering in the trenches around Petersburg, Virginia in the final months of the war. Finally. they marched to Appomattox Court House with the remnants of General Lee's army, as the curtain fell on the Army of Northern Virginia in April of 1865.

They traveled to Virginia 1,200 strong in the Spring of 1862, but only 107 soldiers remained in the ranks of the 38th Georgia to see the regiment surrender at Appomattox Court House. The survivors walked home to Georgia, a journey of some 400 miles, not knowing if their homes were even standing, after Sherman's devastating March to the Sea. Few Confederate regiments witnessed so many pivotal moments in history of the Army of Northern Virginia and this is their story....

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