Confederate Georgia Troops - Inventory Number: CON 183
Engraved Southern Cross of Honor "P.A." Garmichael, Co. H, 1st Ga. Reg." Southern Cross of Honor for 1st Lieutenant Patrick Carmichael, Company H, 1st Regiment Georgia Reserves (Fannin's). The Southern Cross is engraved Garmichael and is mis-spelled. It should be spelled Carmichael instead, there is no Garmichael having Confederate Service.
Enlisted as a 1st Lieutenant (date unknown).
He also had service in:
"H" Co. GA 1st Reserves Infantry (Served as a guard at Andersonville Prison)
Company H, Fannin's Company was formed on May 2, 1864 at Atlanta, Georgia, mostly of men from Coweta County. The 1st was assigned to the Department of South Carolina, Georgia and Florida. The 1st took part in the Savannah Campaign, Defense of the Charleston and Savannah Railroad and the battle at Tullifiny Station. The 1st was surrendered by General Joseph E. Johnston on April 26, 1865 at Durham Station, North Carolina.
A very attractive and distinct looking badge device that would make a wonderful addition to any Civil War insignia display or Confederate collection.
Inventory Number: CON 183