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This Day in Georgia Civil War History

October 24, 1861

More Georgia Troops Arrived in Virginia

The Richmond Times Dispatch announced the arrival of more troops from Georgia.

Arrived of troops. –The 3d Georgia battalion, commanded by Col. Stovall, arrived here yesterday morning by the Danville train, and went into camp west of the city. One company is armed with Mississippi rules, and the others with improved muskets. An artillery corps is now on the way to join the battalion.