44th Georgia Volunteer Infantry

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44th Georgia Volunteer Infantry
Flag of the State of Georgia (non-official).svg
Unofficial Georgia flag prior to 1879
Active March, 1862 – April, 1865
Country Dixie Confederate States of America
Allegiance  Confederate States Army
Branch Infantry
Type Regiment

American Civil War

The 44th Georgia Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War.


The 44th Georgia Volunteer Infantry Regiment was entered into service in the Confederate States Army on March 11, 1862 at Camp Stephens near Griffin, Georgia. The regiment consisted of the following 10 companies:


  • Walkers Brigade, Department of North Carolina (April - June 1862)
  • Ripley's Brigade, D. H. Hill's Division, Army of Northern Virginia (June - September 1862)
  • Ripley's-Doles'-Cook's Brigade, D. H. Hill's_Rodes' Division, 2nd Corps, Army of Northern Virginia (September 1862 - June 1864)
  • Cook's Brigade, Rodes'-Grimes' Division, Valley District, Department of Northern Virginia (June - December 1864)
  • Cook's Brigade, Grimes' Division, 2nd Corps, Army of Northern Virginia (December 1864 - April 1865)

Commanding Officers[edit]

  • Col. Robert A. Smith
  • Col. John B. Estes
  • Col. Samuel P. Lumpkin
  • Col. William H. Peebles
  • Cpt. Thomas R. Daniel
  • Cpt. John Tucker (detached from the 21st Georgia Infantry Regiment)



  • Crute Jr., Joseph H., Units of the Confederate States Army, Derwent Books, 1987.
  • Thomas, Henry, History of Doles-Cook Brigade, 1903, Reprinted by Morningside Books, 1988.