The Southern Historical Society Papers.
The Twelfth Georgia Infantry.

Papers, Chiefly Relating to That Command.


[ 5 ] REORGANIZATION OF THE ARMY OF THE NORTHWEST. (VA.)

ORDER OF GEN. W. W. LORING.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE NORTHWEST,
CAMP NEAR WINCHESTER, VA., December 31, 1861.

General Order No. 20.

The following reorganization of the Army of the Northwest is published for the information of all concerned:

First Brigade, Brigadier-General S.R. Anderson.

1st regiment Tennessee volunteers.
7th regiment Tennessee volunteers.
14th regiment Tennessee volunteers.
Danville artillery.

Second Brigade, Brigadier-General E. Johnson.

12th regiment Georgia volunteers, Hansborough's battery.
25th regiment Virginia volunteers, Major George Jackson's cavalry.
31st regiment Virginia volunteers, Captain Alexander's Tennessee cavalry.
44th regiment Virginia volunteers, Bath cavalry.
52d regiment Virginia volunteers, Anderson's battery.
58th regiment Virginia volunteers, Rice's battery.

Third Brigade, Colonel William Gilham.

21st regiment Virginia volunteers.
42nd regiment Virginia volunteers.
48th regiment Virginia volunteers.
1st battalion Provisional army.
Hampden artillery.

Fourth Brigade, Colonel [W.B.] Taliaferro.

1st regiment Georgia volunteers.
3rd regiment Arkansas volunteers.
23d regiment Virginia volunteers.
37th regiment Virginia volunteers.
Returns for the month of December will be made agreeably to this organization.

By command of
Brigadier General W. W. LORING.

C.L. STEVENSON,
A.A. General.

Willis, Edward, "The Twelfth Georgia Infantry," Southern Historical Society Papers 17(1889):167-168.

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