Most often called by the misnomer, the Civil War, this was a war
which pitted brother against brother, neighbor against neighbor..
For both sides of the conflict it was a tragedy of enormous
proportion. However for the South it would take generations for the
region to regain its post war economic status. Even today there are
areas of the South still in recovery. These segment pages will
provide histories, documents and personal stories for this tragic
period as relates to the history of Houston County..
Civil War Units of
Houston County Confederate Unit Rosters
Confederate Soldiers & Widows Census 1908
Contributed by Wayne Chapman
Regiment Georgia Militia
Southern Rights Guard
by Wm. A. Mills
Crosses of Honor
Bestowed on Houston Co Confederate Veterans
To learn about the Cross of Honor
this article by George Morgan.
This site contains information on Houston County's Confederate
units, particularly the
Southern Rights Battery.
Units Civil War
The Civil War in Georgia
With information on the Houston County units: 1st Regiment Georgia Volunteers
Infantry (Ramsey's) - Co. C - Southern Rights Guards and 3d Regiment
Georgia Volunteer Infantry - Co. E - Governor's Guards
Civil War Maps (U.S.)
1864 Campaign War Map (viewer required)
A Source Page for Civil War Era Prisoners of War
Andersonville National Historic Site
of the Confederacy
Sons of Confederate