CONFEDERATE UNITS FROM COLQUITT COUNTY:
We honor all those who served with honor in the Georgia Regiments, but in particular we wish to honor our local regiments:
Company H, 50th Regiment, Georgia Volunteer Infantry -“Colquitt Marksmen/Colquitt Volunteers”, formed 4 March1862
Company C, 11th Regiment, Georgia State Guard Cavalry, “Tillman’s Company”, formed August 1863
Companies E & G, 12th Regiment, Georgia Militia, formed in March 1864
26 April 1903
75 Colquitt County Confederate Veterans are pictured here gathering on the Courthouse steps to receive their Southern Cross of Honor from the Moultrie Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy. 22 additional medals were presented later that year.
A photograph of the original flag for Co. H, 50th GA Volunteer Infantry “Colquitt Marksmen”.
Taken while on display in Moultrie, GA for the 100th anniversary of the local UDC Chapter.
The Flag about 48″ square, one side has a sleeve for a pole, not the standard ties and is of cotton bunting. Note the orientation of the stars.