George Washington Irvin(1841-1906)and brother,W.P.Irvin
enlisted July 8,1861 in Comp.A-Confederate Guards in Griffin,
Ga.Served with Floyd's Brigade in W.Virginia,reassigned to
Lawton's Brigade at Savannah,Ga. on Jan.1,1862.Lawton's Brigade served in Ewell's Division,Jackson's Army Wing,Army of
Northern Va. and fought at the battles of Malvern Hill,Bristoe
Station,Brawner's Farm,2nd Bull Run,Sharpsburg,Md.(Antietam),Fredricksburg,Chancellorsville,Winchester,York,Gettysburg,Mine Run,Wilderness,Spotsylvania Court House,Winchester(3rd Battle),Fisher's Hill,Cedar Creek,Hatcher's Run,Fort Steadman and was with Gen. LEE at Appomattox.Unlike his brother he survived the war and attended the Univ. of Ga.