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Hall County Historical Markers

Historic Redwine


  • Source: Buz Hopper and Martin Penny
  • Marker: Historic Redwine
  • Location: Redwine Church on Ga 332 N of Ga 53 and E of Ga 13

HISTORIC REDWINE

Co. D, 2th Ga. Inf., Colquitt’s Brig., CSA, organized here in early 1861, fought at Williamsburg, Seven Pines, Seven Days Battles. At South Mtn., Md., Sept. 14, 1862, against great odds, men of this Co. withstood four attacks by a heavy force of Federals, in a great display of bravery. Later, they fought at Antietam, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Charleston. At Olustee, Fla., Feb. 20, 1864, they helped drive the Federals from Fla. Until Lee’s arrival, they helped hold in check Grant’s army at Petersbur, Va. They fought last at Bentonville, N.C., and surrendered at Durham, N.C., Apr. 26, 1865.

069-4 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1956