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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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Conscripts

  • Mississippi Conscripts
    "Units of the Confederate States Army" by Joseph H. Crute, Jr. contains no history for this unit.

Engineers

Guards

Militia

Partisans and Rangers

  • 2nd Regiment, Mississippi Partisans
    [Also known as 2nd Partisan Rangers Cavalry/Ballentine’s]
    Formed at Jackson, Mississippi, during the spring of 1862.
    Disbanded in1865.Remaining men merged into the 7th Mississippi Cavalry Regiment.
    Commanded by Colonel John G. Ballentine, Lieutenant Colonel William L. Maxwell, and Major William H. Ford.
  • Smyth's Company, Mississippi Partisan Rangers
    Smyth's Cavalry Battalion [also called Mississippi Partisan Rangers] was organized at Vicksburg, Mississippi, in December, 1862.
    Disbanded. 
    Commanded by acting Major J.S. Smyth.

Reserves

  • Mississippi Reserves
    "Units of the Confederate States Army" by Joseph H. Crute, Jr. contains no history for this unit.

Scouts

Sharpshooters

  • 1st Battalion, Mississippi Sharpshooters
    Also called 10th and 20th Battalion. 
    Organized during the fall of 1862 with three Mississippi companies from the 2nd Confederate Infantry Regiment.
    Surrendered on April 26, 1865.
    Commanded by Majors William A. Rayburn and James M. Stigler.

State Troops

  • Mississippi State Troops
    "Units of the Confederate States Army" by Joseph H. Crute, Jr. contains no history for this unit.
  • Blythe's Battalion, Mississippi State Troops (1st - Cavalry) (Minute Men)
    Organized under order of Major General T.C. Tupper.
    "Units of the Confederate States Army" by Joseph H. Crute, Jr. contains no history for this unit.

Unspecified

  • 3rd Mississippi District
    "Units of the Confederate States Army" by Joseph H. Crute, Jr. contains no history for this unit.
  • Unassigned Mississippi
    "Units of the Confederate States Army" by Joseph H. Crute, Jr. contains no history for this unit.

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