28th Georgia Volunteer Infantry

1861 - 1865



Gen. Alfred H. Colquitt Pvt. George B. Hunter Pvt. Thomas Green Sheppard Cpl. Amos Moses Proctor Pvt. Isaac W. Hannah

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South Mountain and Antietam Battlefields
Sharpsburg, Maryland
September 14-17, 1862
Shown in this photo c. 1896 is the sunken road running through part of the Antietam Battlefield. In the distance can be seen South Moutain. The 28th Georgia was heavily enganged on South Mountain on September 14, 1862 and suffered 21 casualties. Three days later during the Battle of Antietam, the 28th Georgia was again heavily engaged in the cornfield adjacent to the sunken road and suffered 42 casualties.




Battery Wagner
Morris Island, South Carolina
August 5-6, 1863
This photo of Battery Wagner was taken in 1865. The 28th Georgia was stationed on Morris Island from August-September, 1863. On August 5-6, the 28th Georgia defended this part of the beach in front of and on the extreme right of Battery Wagner. During their time on Morris Island, the 28th Georgia suffered 13 casualties.

   


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