From the Official Records Supplement, Pt. II, Vol. 6, pp. 522-523
[23rd Georgia Regiment]
Stationed at Yorktown, Virginia, December 1861.
The regiment is drilled in the school of the soldier, school of the company and battalion drill. Have been entirely without arms.
December 4. - By order of General John Henry] Winder, the regiment marched from the Old Fairgrounds, Richmond, Virginia to Chimborazo Heights. Was engaged in guarding Federal prisoners.
December 10. - By order of the Secretary of War, marched to Yorktown, Virginia and reported for duty to Major-General [John Bankhead] Magruder.
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W. P. BARCLAY,
Lieutenant-Colonel, Commanding Twenty-third Regiment, Georgia Volunteers.