1st Regiment, Mississippi Infantry (Percy's) (Army of 10,000)

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1ST REGIMENT MISSISSIPPI INFANTRY (ARMY OF 10,000) (PERCY’S)  
 
1ST REGIMENT MISSISSIPPI INFANTRY (ARMY OF 10,000) (PERCY’S)  
  
Company A - (Copiah Invincibles) - raised in Copiah County<br>
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Company A - (Copiah Invincibles) - raised in Copiah County<br>  
  
Company B - (Valley Defenders) - raised in Holmes County<br>
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Company B - (Valley Defenders) - raised in Holmes County<br>  
  
Company C - <br>
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Company C - <br>  
  
Company D - (Brownsville Terribles) - raised in Hinds County<br>
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Company D - (Brownsville Terribles) - raised in Hinds County<br>  
  
Company E - <br>
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Company E - <br>  
  
Company F - (Holmesville Grays) - raised in Pike County<br>
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Company F - (Holmesville Grays) - raised in Pike County<br>  
  
Company G - <br>
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Company G - <br>  
  
Company H - (Raymond Minute Men) - raised in Hinds County<br>
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Company H - (Raymond Minute Men) - raised in Hinds County<br>  
  
Company I, L. C - (Pillow Guards) - raised in Attala County<br>
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Company I, L. C - (Pillow Guards) - raised in Attala County<br>  
  
 
Company K - (Fireside Defenders) - raised in Rankin County
 
Company K - (Fireside Defenders) - raised in Rankin County

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Brief History

  • The Army of 10,000 Sixty-Day Troops, 1862-1863  Internet site has a history taken from Dunbar Rowland's Military History of Mississippi, 1803-1898. Scroll down to find the unit you wish to view.
  • "Units of the Confederate States Army" by Joseph H. Crute, Jr. contains no history for this unit.

Regiment Companies with the County of Origin

Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles, companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded. However if you are unsure which company your ancestor was in, try the company recruited in his county first.

1ST REGIMENT MISSISSIPPI INFANTRY (ARMY OF 10,000) (PERCY’S)

Company A - (Copiah Invincibles) - raised in Copiah County

Company B - (Valley Defenders) - raised in Holmes County

Company C -

Company D - (Brownsville Terribles) - raised in Hinds County

Company E -

Company F - (Holmesville Grays) - raised in Pike County

Company G -

Company H - (Raymond Minute Men) - raised in Hinds County

Company I, L. C - (Pillow Guards) - raised in Attala County

Company K - (Fireside Defenders) - raised in Rankin County

Source Material

  • Rowland, Dunbar, Military History of Mississippi, 1803-1898: taken from the Official and statistical register of the State of Mississippi, 1908 (Spartanburg, South Carolina: Reprint Company).

  • Howell, H. Grady, For Dixie Land, I’ll Take My Stand!: A Muster Listing of All Known Mississippi Confederate Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines (Chickasaw Bayou Press, 1998).