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Regimental Histories: “A Scythe of Fire”

“A Scythe of Fire is the history of the Eighth Georgia [Infantry Regiment] as experienced by those who carried its standard into battle: doctors and farmers, landowners and simple folk — each dedicated to victory, yet proud and unbroken in … Continue reading

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Private R. Cecil Johnson

Private Johnson, of the 8th Georgia Infantry Regiment, in Anderson’s Brigade. The 8th made the second assualt on Fort Sanders from the north, with the same result as the one by Barksdale’s (Humphreys) and Wofford’s brigades.

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