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Return of the Officers of the Battalion


A Return of the Officers chosen for the Battalion ordered to be raised for the protection and defence of the Colony of GEORGIA, FEBRUARY 16, 1776.

Colonel, Lachlan Mclntosh; Lieutenant-Colonel, Samuel Elbert; Major, Joseph Habersham.

First Company: Captain, Francis Henry Harris; First Lieutenant, John Habersham; Second Lieutenant, John Jenkins; Ensign, John Rae.

Second Company: Captain, Oliver Bowen; First Lieutenant, George Henley; Second Lieutenant, John Berrien; Ensign,˙˙˙˙.

Third Company: Captain, John Mclntosh; First Lieutenant, Lachlan Mclntosh; Second Lieutenant, Francis Arthur; Ensign, John Morison.

Fourth Company: Captain, Arthur Carney; First Lieutenant, Benjamin Odinsell; Second Lieutenant, John Eman. Delaplaine; Ensign, John Milton.

Fifth Company: Captain, Thomas Chisolm; First Lieutenant,


Caleb Howel; Second Lieutenant, Daniel Cuthbert; Ensign, William McIntosh.

Sixth Company: Captain, John Green; First Lieutenant, Ignatius Few; Second Lieutenant,˙˙˙˙˙˙˙; Ensign, ˙˙˙˙˙.

Seventh Company: Captain, Chisley Bostick; First Lieutenant, John Martin; Second Lieutenant, ˙ ˙ ˙ ˙; Ensign,˙˙˙˙˙.

Eighth, or Rifle Company: Captain,˙˙˙˙˙Colson; First Lieutenant, Shadrach Wright; Second Lieutenant, George Walton; Ensign,˙˙˙˙.

Chaplain, John Holmes.