Tattnall Rangers history
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Tattnall Rangers history

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Smith, C.W.
Title: Tattnall Rangers history
Dates: 1861-1864
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 1165

Biographical/Historical Note

The Tattnall Rangers of Tattnall County, Georgia, served as Company B, 61st Georgia Volunteer Infantry Regiment, during the Civil War.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a history of the Tattnall Rangers, written by C.W. Smith of Reidsville, Georgia, in 1911. The history is titled "History of the First Company That Went from Tattnall to the Civil War." It contains the names of company members at the time of the company's enlistment in the war, an account of the company's participation in the war, and a record of each member. This is a typed copy of the original.

Index Terms

Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia Infantry Regiment, 61st.
Local histories.
Smith, C.W.
Tattnall County (Ga.)

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification], Tattnall Rangers history, MS 1165, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Corinne Winn Walker, date unknown.


Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Georgia Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Division of Library and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Georgia Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.


Encoding funded by a 2012 Documenting Democracy grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Container List



1Item 1: "History of the First Company That Went from Tattnall to the Civil War," by C.W. Smith. Reidsville, Ga., 1911 August 31 ( 13.0 p. ) (Typed copy.)