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Battles & Engagements
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A Brief Synopsis of the 33rd's History
1862 Chronology
1863 Chronology
1864 Chronology
1865 Chronology
Letters & Diaries
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"We are a band of brothers, And native to the soil,
Fighting for the property we gained by honest toil;
And when our rights were threatened
the cry rose near and far:
Hurrah for the bonnie blue flag that bears a single star!"

"Hurrah! Hurrah! for Southern Rights hurrah! Hurrah! for the bonnie blue flag that bears a single star!"

---"The Bonnie Blue Flag" by Harry MaCarthy






"An army in motion is a grand sight, with its long lines of bayonets glistening and flashing in the sun --- the rumbling of the artillery and the noise of the trains --- all conspire
to throw over one a feeling of the greatness and magnificience of war."

--- W.A. Drennan, Adjt. Gen. of Featherston's Brigade


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Battles & Engagements:

Corinth, MS (September/October 1862)

Deer Creek/Ft. Pemberton, MS (Spring of 1863)

Champion Hill, MS (May 16, 1863)

Jackson, MS (2nd battle - July 1863)

Meridian, MS (Winter of 1864)

Resaca, GA (May 14-15, 1864)

New Hope Church, GA (May 25 - May 31, 1864)

Pine Mountain Area (June 1864)

Kennesaw Mountain, GA (June 19-27, 1864)

Peachtree Creek, GA (July 20, 1864)

Atlanta, GA (July 22, 1864)

Ezra Church, GA (July 28, 1864)

Jonesboro, GA (August 31 - September 1, 1864)

Big Shanty/Acworth, GA (October 3-4, 1864)

Decatur, AL (October 26-29, 1864)

Franklin, TN (November 30, 1864)

Nashville, TN (December 15, 1864)

Bentonville, NC (March 19 -21, 1865)

Bennett Place Durham, NC (Surrender - April 26, 1865)

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