This Day in Georgia Civil War History
September 19, 1861
First Georgia Regiment at Corrick’s Ford
The Richmond Times Dispatch published an account of the harrowing escape of the First Georgia Regiment from Corrick’s Ford (spelled Carrick’s in the article). This was a small skirmish,which had taken place in July in western Virginia (and what would become the state of West Virginia). The entire story can be read in the link to the newspaper.