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The information in this list of Mississippi Military Units comes from the Civil War Soldiers and Sailors web site (CWSS). That web site can also be searched by the name of a soldier.


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Units 4th through 5th

  • 4th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
    4th Cavalry Regiment [also called 4th Battalion]
    Organized during the fall of 1862 by consolidating Hughes' and Stockdale's Mississippi Cavalry Battalions. 
    Commanded by Colonel C.C. Wilbourn, Lieutenant Colonels Cornelius McLaurin and Thomas R. Stockdale, and Major James M. Norman.
  • 4th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
    Organized at Grenada, Mississippi in April, 1861.
    Surrendered in May, 1865. 
    Commanded by Colonels Thomas N. Adaire, Joseph Drake, and Pierre S. Layton; Lieutenant Colonel Joseph J. Gee, and Major Thomas P. Nelson.
  • 5th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
    Assembled at Columbus, Mississippi during the summer of 1863.
    Commanded by Colonel James Z. George; Lieutenant Colonels James A. Barksdale, P.H. Echols, W.M. Reed, and Nathaniel Wickliffe; and Majors W.G. Henderson and William B. Perry.
Associated unit:
19th (George's) Cavalry Battalion, organized during the late summer of 1863.
Disbanded early in 1864.
Some members joined the 5th Mississippi Cavalry Regiment.
Commanded by Lieutenant Colonel James Z. George was its commander.
  • 5th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
    Organized in the spring of 1861.
    Surrendered on April 26, 1865.
    Commanded by Colonels John R. Dickins, Albert E. Fant, and John Weir; Lieutenant Colonels Samuel F.M. Faucett, John B. Herring, A.T. Stennis, and W.L. Sykes; and Major James R. Moore.

Units 6th through 8th

  • 6th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
    Organized late in 1863.
    Mustered into Confederate service in January 1864. 
    Consolidated with the 8th Mississippi Cavalry in February 1865.
    Surrendered in May 1865. 
    Commanded by Colonel Isham Harrison, Lieutenant Colonels Thomas C. Lipscomb and Thomas M. Nelson, and Major R.G. Brown.
  • 6th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry (7th Regiment)
    Assembled at Jackson, Mississippi, in February, 1861. 
    Surrendered on April 26, 1865.
    Commanded by Colonels Robert Lowry and John J. Thornton; Lieutenant Colonels R.R. Bennett, Thomas J. Borden, and A.Y. Harper; and Majors W.T. Hendon and J.R. Stevens.
  • 7th Battalion, Mississippi Infantry (Terral's)
    Organized during the early spring of 1862 near Quitman, Mississippi.
    Surrendered in May 1865. 
    Commanded by Lieutenant Colonels L. B. Pardue and James S. Terral, and Major Joel E. Welborn.
  • 7th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry (1st Partisan Rangers)
    Organized during the early summer of 1862.
    Surrendered on May 4,1865. 
    Commanded by Colonels William C. Falkner and Samuel M. Hyams, Jr., Lieutenant Colonels L.B. Hovis and James M. Park, and Majors W.L. Davis and William N. Stansell.
  • 7th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
    Organized at Corinth, Mississippi, in April, 1861. 
    Briefly consolidated with the 9th Mississippi Regiment in December, 1863.
    Surrendered on April 26, 1865.
    Commanded by Colonels William H. Bishop, E.J. Goode, Hamilton Mayson, and A.G. Mills; Lieutenant Colonels R.S. Carter and Benjamin F. Johns; and Major Henry Pope.
  • 8th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry (19th Regiment or Battalion)
    Formed in July, 1864, by consolidating the six-company 19th Battalion Mississippi Cavalry and four companies raised behind Federal lines. 
    Consolidated with the 6th Mississippi Cavalry in February 1865.
    Surrendered in May.
    Commanded by Colonel William L. Duff, Lieutenant Colonel William L. Walker, and Major Thomas A. Mitchell.
Predecessor unit:
19th (Duff's) Cavalry Battalion organized during the late summer of 1863 with six companies. 
Merged into the 8th Mississippi Cavalry Regiment on July 19, 1864. 
Commanded by Lieutenant Colonel William L. Duff and Major William L. Walker.
  • 8th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
    Organized at Enterprize, Mississippi, during the spring of 1861.
    Surrendered on April 26, 1865.
    Commanded by Colonels G.C. Chandler, Guilford G. Flynt, and John C. Wilkinson; Lieutenant Colonels James T. Gates, Aden McNeill, and John F. Smith; and Majors Andrew E. Moody, George F. Peek, and William Watkins.

Units 9th through 11th

  • 9th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
    Formed in December, 1864 by consolidating the 17th Mississippi and 17th Tennessee Cavalry Battalions. 
    Surrendered in May, 1865. 
    Commanded by Colonel Horace H. Miller, Lieutenant Colonel Abner C. Steede, and Major E.J. Sanders.
  • 9th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
    Organized at Corinth, Mississippi, in March, 1861.
    Briefly consolidated with the 7th Mississippi Regiment in December, 1863.
    Commanded by Colonels James L. Autry, James R. Chalmers, W.C. Richards, and Thomas W. White; Lieutenant Colonels S.S. Calhoun, Thomas H. Lynam, William A. Rankin, and F. Eugene Whitfield; and Majors Albert R. Bowdre, J.M. Hicks, Andrew G. Mills, and J.E. White.
  • 10th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
    "Organized in April, 1861, at Jackson, Mississippi.
    Surrendered on April 26, 1865. Commanded by Colonels James Barr, Jr., Seaborne M. Phillips, Robert A. Smith, and James M. Walker; Lieutenant Colonels J.G. Bullard, Joseph R. Davis, and George B. Myers; and Majors James M. Dotson and Edward H. Gregory.
  • 11th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
    Formed during the spring of 1864 using Perrin's Battalion State Cavalry as its nucleus.
    Surrendered on May 4, 1865. 
    Commanded by Colonel Robert O. Perrin, Lieutenant Colonel H.L. Muldrow, and Major Abner Reed.
  • 11th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
    Organized at Corinth, Mississippi, in May, 1861.
    Mustered into Confederate service at Lynchburg, Virginia.
    Commanded by Colonels F.M. Green, Philip F. Liddell, William H. Moore, and Reuben O. Reynolds; Lieutenant Colonels Samuel F. Butler, William B. Lowry, and George W. Shannon; and Majors T.S. Evans and Alexander H. Franklin.

Units 12th through 15th

  • 12th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
    Assembled at Corinth, Mississippi, in May, 1861. 
    Commanded by Colonels Richard Griffith, Merry B. Harris, Henry Hughes, and William H. Taylor; Lieutenant Colonel Samuel B. Thomas; and Majors James R. Bell, John R. Dickins, and W.H. Lilly.
  • 13th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
    Organized at Corinth, Mississippi, in May, 1861.
    Surrendered on April 9, 1865. 
    Commanded by Colonels William Barksdale, James W. Carter, and Kennon McElroy; Lieutenant Colonels John M. Bradley, Alfred G. O'Brien, and M. Whitaker; and Majors George L. Donald and Isham Harrison.
  • 15th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
    Organized at Choctaw, Mississippi, in May, 1861.
    Surrendered in April 1865. 
    Commanded by Colonels Michael Farrell and Winfield S. Statham; Lieutenant Colonels James R. Binford, J.W. Hemphill, and Edward C. Walthall; and Majors William F. Brantly, James B. Dennis, Russell G. Prewitt, and Lamkin S. Terry.

Units 16th through 18th

  • 16th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
    Organized at Corinth, Mississippi, in June, 1861.
    Surrendered  April 9, 1865. 
    Commanded by field officers were Colonels Samuel E. Baker, Edward C. Councill, and Carnot Posey; Lieutenant Colonels Seneca M. Bain, Robert Clarke, Abram M. Feltus, and James J. Shannon; and Majors Jeff. Bankston and Thomas R. Stockdale.
  • 17th Battalion, Mississippi Cavalry
    Formed during the early spring of 1863 with two companies, later increased to seven.
    Later merged into the 9th Mississippi Cavalry Regiment.
    Commanded by Major Abner C. Steede.
  • 17th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
    Organized at Corinth, Mississippi, in June, 1861 and soon moved to Virginia.
    Commanded by Colonels Winfield S. Featherston, John C. Fixer, and William D. Holder; Lieutenant Colonel John McGuirk; and Majors William L. Duff, John M. Lyles, and Edward W. Upshaw.
  • 18th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry [Also called 18th Regiment] 
    Organized during the late fall of 1862 with eight companies.
    Commanded by Colonel Alex. H. Chalmers, Lieutenant Colonel J. Waverly Smith, and Major William R. Mitchell.
  • 18th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
    Organized in June, 1861, at Corinth, Mississippi.
    Commanded by Colonels E.R. Burt and Thomas M. Griffin; Lieutenant Colonel Walter G. Kearney and William H. Luse; and Majors John W. Balfour, James C. Campbell, G.B. Gerald, and E.G. Henry.

 

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