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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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1st Units

  • 1st Regiment, Mississippi Infantry (Johnston's)
    Organization at Corinth, Mississippi, during the spring of 1861. 
    Surrendered in April, 1865. 
    Commanded by Colonels Thomas H. Johnston and John M. Sumonton, Lieutenant Colonel A.S. Hamilton, and Major M.S. Alcorn.

2nd Units

  • 2nd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry
    Organized at Jackson, Mississippi the summer of 1861 with five companies, later increased to six. 
    Additional companies joined November 1862 and it became the 48th Mississippi Regiment. 
    Commanded by Lieutenant Colonels Thomas B. Manlove, John G. Taylor, and William S. Wilson.
  • 2nd Regiment, Mississippi Infantry 
    Organized at Corinth, Mississippi in April, 1861. 
    Mustered in at Harper's Ferry, Virginia.
    Commanded by Colonels William C. Falkner and John M. Stone; Lieutenant Colonels John A. Blair, Bartley B. Boone, and D.W. Humphreys; and Major John H. Buchanan.

Units 3 through 10

  • 3rd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry
    3rd (Williams') Infantry Battalion, formerly the 45th Mississippi Regiment, was organized July, 1864 with five companies.
    Surrendered April 26, 1865. 
    Commanded by Lieutenant Colonel John D. Williams and Major Elisha F. Nunn. 
  • 3rd Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
    Organized in the spring of 1861 at Enterprise, Mississippi.
    Commanded byColonels John B. Deason and Thomas A. Mellon; Lieutenant Colonels Samuel M. Dyer, Robert Eager, James B. McRae, and E.A. Peyton; and Major William H. Morgan.
  • 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 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.
  • 6th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry [Also known as 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 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 Battalion, Mississippi Infantry [Also called 9th Battalion, Mississippi Sharpshooters / Chalmer's Sharpshooters]
    "Units of the Confederate States Army" by Joseph H. Crute, Jr. contains no history for this unit.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Units 11 through 20

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 14th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry [Also known as Beauregard Rifles] 
    Organized at Jackson, Mississippi, in October, 1861.
    Commanded by Colonels George W. Abert, William E. Baldwin, and Washington L. Doss, and Lieutenant Colonels Robert J. Lawrence and M.E. Norris.
  • 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.
  • 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 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 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.
  • 19th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
    Organized at Oxford, Mississippi, in May, 1861, and soon moved to Virginia.
    Surrendered April 9, 1865. 
    Commanded by Colonels Thomas J. Hardin, Nathaniel H. Harris, Lucius Q.C. Lamar, Christopher H. Mott, John Mullins, Richard W. Phipps, and Ward G. Vaughan; Lieutenant Colonel James H. Duncan; and Majors Ben. Allston, Robert A. Dean, Thomas R. Reading, and Abner Smead.
  • 20th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
    Organized during the late summer of 1861.
    Surrendered on April 26, 1865. 
    Commanded by Colonels William N. Brown and D.R. Russell; Lieutenant Colonels D.H. Maury, Horace H. Miller, and Walter A. Rorer; and Majors William M. Chatfield, Thomas B. Graham, and C.K. Massey.

Units 21 through 30

  • 21st Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
    Organized in October, 1861, using the 1st (Brandon's) Mississippi Infantry Battalion as its nucleus. 
    Mustered into Confederate service at Manassas, Virginia. 
    Commanded by Colonels William L. Brandon, Benjamin G. Humphreys, and Daniel N. Moody; Lieutenant Colonels William H. Fitzgerald and John Sims; and Major John G. Taylor.
  • 22nd Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
    Organized at Iuka, Mississippi, in August, 1861.
    Later assigned to Rust's and Featherston's Brigade. 
    Commanded by Colonels D.W.C. Bonham, James D. Lester, and Frank Schaller; Lieutenant Colonels Charles G. Nelms, James S. Prestidge, and H.J. Reid; and Majors Thomas C. Dockery and Martin A. Oatis.
  • 23rd Regiment, Mississippi Infantry [Also called 2nd or 3rd Regiment] 
    Assembled at Corinth, Mississippi, during the fall of 1861.
    Surrendered on April 26, 1865. 
    Commanded by Colonels Thomas J. Davidson and Joseph M. Wells, Lieutenant Colonel Moses McCarley, and Majors George W.B. Garrett and W.E. Rogers.
  • 24th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
    Organized at Meridian, Mississippi, during the fall of 1861 with eleven companies.
    Commanded by Colonels William F. Dowd, Robert P. McKelvaie, and R.W. Williamson; Lieutenant Colonels Clifton Dancy and William L. Lyles; and Majors George M. Govan and William C. Staples.
  • 25th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry [Also called 1st Mississippi Valley Regiment] 
    Organized during summer of 1861 with seven companies from Mississippi and three from Tennessee.
    January, 1862, its designation was changed to 2nd Confederate Infantry Regiment.
    Commanded by Colonels John D. Martin and Edward F. McGehee, and Major Thomas H. Mangum.
  • 26th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
    Organized during the summer of 1861 at Iuka, Mississippi.
    Commanded by Colonel Arthur E. Reynolds, Lieutenant Colonel F.M. Boone, and Major Tully F. Parker.
  • 27th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
    Organized in November and December, 1861.
    Surrendered on April 26, 1865.
    Commanded by Colonels James A. Campbell and Thomas M. Jones; Lieutenant Colonels James L. Autry, A.J. Hays, and Andrew J. Jones; and Majors Julius B. Kennedy, George H. Lipscomb, and Amos McLemore.
  • 29th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
    Organized at Corinth, Mississippi, in April, 1862 December, 1863, it was consolidated with the 30th and 34th Regiment. Surrendered in North Carolina in April, 1865. Commanded by Colonels William F. Brantly and Edward C. Walthall, Lieutenant Colonel James B. Morgan, and Majors Newton A. Isom and George W. Reynolds.
  • 30th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
    Organized during the early summer of 1862 at Grenada, Mississippi.
    December, 1863, it was consolidated with the 29th and 34th Regiments.
    Surrendered on April 26, 1865.
    Commanded by Colonels G.F. Neill and James I. Scales, Lieutenant Colonels James M. Johnson and Hugh A. Reynolds, and Major John K. Allen.

Units 31 though 40

  • 31st Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
    Organized in March, 1862, using the 6th (Orr's) Mississippi Infantry Battalion as its nucleus. Surrendered in April, 1865. 
    Commanded by Colonels J.A. Orr and Marcus D.L. Stephens, Lieutenant Colonels John W. Balfour and James W. Drane, and Majors Francis M. Gillespie and H.E. Topp.
  • 32nd Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
    Assembled at Iuka and mustered into Confederate service at Philadelphia, Mississippi, during the summer of 1862.
    Surrendered in April, 1865. The field officers were Colonels Mark P. Lowrey and William H.H. Tison, and Majors F.C. Karr and J.W. Swinney.
  • 33rd Regiment, Mississippi Infantry [Also know as Hurst's Infantry Regiment]
    Organized late in 1861.
    Surrendered on April 26, 1865. 
    Commanded by Colonels Jabez L. Drake and David W. Hurst, Lieutenant Colonels John Harrod and William B. Johnson, and Major Robert J. Hall.
  • 34th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry [Also called 37th Regiment] 
    Organized at Holly Springs, Mississippi, in April, 1862.
    Surrendered on April 26, 1865.
    Commanded by Colonel Samuel Benton; Lieutenant Colonel Daniel B. Wright; and Majors Thomas A. Falconer, Armistead T. Mason, and William G. Pegram.
  • 35th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
    Recruited at West Point and Corinth, was organized during the spring of 1862.
    Commanded by Colonel William S. Berry, Lieutenant Colonels Charles R. Jordon and Reuben H. Shotwell, and Majors T.F. Holmes and Oliver C. Watson.
  • 36th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
    Assembled during the spring of 1862 and mustered into Confederate service at Corinth, Mississippi. Commanded by Colonels Drury J. Brown and William W. Witherspoon, Lieutenant Colonels Edward Brown and S.J. Harper, and Majors Charles P. Partin and Alexander Yates.
  • 37th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
    Organized during the spring of 1862.
    Early in 1865 its ten companies were reduced to three and the unit was redesignated the 37th Battalion.
    Surrendered in April.
    Commanded by Colonels Orlando S. Holland and Robert McLain; Lieutenant Colonels William S. Patton, Samuel H. Terral, and William W. Wier; and Major John McGee.
  • 39th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
    Organized at Jackson, Mississippi, during the late spring of 1862.
    Commanded by Colonel W.B. Shelby, Lieutenant Colonel William E. Ross, and Majors R.J. Durr and W.Monroe Quin.
  • 40th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
    Formed during the early summer of 1862. 
    Surrendered on April 26, 1865. 
    Commanded by Colonels Wallace B. Colbert and George P. Wallace, Lieutenant Colonels Josiah A.P. Campbell and James R. Childress, and Majors W.M. Gibbons and Enoch McDonald.

Units 41 through 84

  • 41st Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
    41st Infantry Regiment was assembled at Pontotoc, Mississippi, during the summer of 1862 and contained eleven companies. 
    Surrendered on April 26, 1865. 
    Commanded by Colonels Lewis Ball, William F. Tucker, and J. Byrd Williams, and Lieutenant Colonels William C. Hearn and Lafayette Hodges.
  • 42nd Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
    Organized at Oxford, Mississippi, in May, 1862, and in June moved to Virginia. 
    Surrendered on April 9, 1865. 
    Commanded by Colonels William A. Feeney, Hugh R. Miller, and Andrew M. Nelson; Lieutenant Colonel Hillery Mosely; and Major Robert W. Locke.
  • 43rd Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
    Formed during the summer of 1862 with eleven companies.
    Surrendered on April 26, 1865. 
    Commanded by Colonels Richard Harrison and William H. Moore, and Lieutenant Colonels James O.Banks, Richard W. Leigh, and Columbus Sykes.
  • 44th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
    Organized from the 1st (Blythe's) Mississippi Infantry Battalion, which was formed late in 1861. 
    June, 1863, the unit was designated the 44th Regiment.
    For a time it was consolidated with the 10th Regiment.
    Surrendered in April, 1865. 
    Commanded by Colonels A.K. Blythe and Jacob H. Sharp, Lieutenant Colonels R.G. Kelsey and James Moore, and Major John C. Thompson.
  • 45th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry  [Also known as 3rd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry (Hardcastle’s/Williams)/33rd MS Infantry (Hardcastle’s)]
    Formed during the late summer of 1862 by redesignating Hardcastle's 33rd Mississippi Infantry Regiment.
    Consolidated July 14, 1864, into five companies and became known as the 3rd (Williams') Mississippi Infantry Battalion.
    Commanded by Colonel Aaron B. Hardcastle, Lieutenant Colonel Richard Charlton, and Major Elisha F. Nunn.
  • 46th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
    Organized during the fall of 1862 by adding four companies to the six-company 6th (Balfour's) Mississippi Infantry Battalion.
    Surrendered in May, 1865. 
    Commanded by Colonels William H. Clark and Claudius W. Sears, Lieutenant Colonel William K. Easterling, and Major Constantine Rea.
  • 48th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
    Organized in November, 1862, at Fredericksburg, Virginia, using the 2nd Mississippi Infantry Battalion as its nucleus.
    Commanded by Colonel Joseph M. Jayne, Lieutenant Colonel Thomas B. Manlove, and Major L.C. Lee.

Units A through Z

  • Foote's, see 1st Regiment, Mississippi Infantry (State Troops)
  • Patton's, see 1st Regiment, Mississippi Infantry (Army of 10,000)

 

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