The Savannah Volunteer Guard


Historical Figures

War/Military Action

Guard Flag

Saylor's Creek



War and Military Action

The Mexican War, 1846

The Savannah Volunteer Guards had bought their tents and other equipment, fondly hoping that they would be the chosen company of the volunteer regiment to be sent to the front. Choice by lot prevailed however, and the Irish Jasper Greens were selected.

Text courtesy of History of the Savannah Volunteer Guards, Inc. 1802-1992 by Henry J. Kennedy.