Lowndes County, Mississippi

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*Civil War service men from Lowndes County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Lowndes County.&nbsp;<br>
 
*Civil War service men from Lowndes County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Lowndes County.&nbsp;<br>
  
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:- [[2nd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry|2nd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry]] [became the 48th Regiment, Missippi Infantry]
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::Company - Blewett’s, aka Blewett’s Rifles, &amp; aka "The Blewett’s"
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:- [[6th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry|6th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry]]
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::Company D - Carter’s Company
 
:- [[10th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry|10th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry ]](Old)  
 
:- [[10th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry|10th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry ]](Old)  
 
::Company D - Lowndes Southrons  
 
::Company D - Lowndes Southrons  
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:- [[10th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry|10th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry ]](New)  
 
:- [[10th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry|10th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry ]](New)  
 
::Company E - Lowndes Southrons
 
::Company E - Lowndes Southrons
:- [[2nd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry|2nd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry]] [became the 48th Regiment, Missippi Infantry]
 
::Company - Blewett’s, aka Blewett’s Rifles, &amp; aka "The Blewett’s"
 
 
:- [[48th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry|48th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry]] [from the 2nd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry]  
 
:- [[48th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry|48th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry]] [from the 2nd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry]  
::Company C - Blewett’s Company, aka Blewett’s Rifles, & aka "The Blewett’s"  
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::Company C - Blewett’s Company, aka Blewett’s Rifles, &amp; aka "The Blewett’s"  
 
::Company K - Capt. J.H. Fields’ Company [subsequently became Co. F, 8th Confederate Cavalry]
 
::Company K - Capt. J.H. Fields’ Company [subsequently became Co. F, 8th Confederate Cavalry]
  

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 United States  > Mississippi > Lowndes County

Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1830--Lowndes County was created 30 January 1830 from Monroe County.  County seat: Columbus [1] 

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Civil War service men from Lowndes County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Lowndes County. 
- 2nd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry [became the 48th Regiment, Missippi Infantry]
Company - Blewett’s, aka Blewett’s Rifles, & aka "The Blewett’s"
- 6th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
Company D - Carter’s Company
- 10th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry (Old)
Company D - Lowndes Southrons
Company E - Southern Avengers
- 10th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry (New)
Company E - Lowndes Southrons
- 48th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry [from the 2nd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry]
Company C - Blewett’s Company, aka Blewett’s Rifles, & aka "The Blewett’s"
Company K - Capt. J.H. Fields’ Company [subsequently became Co. F, 8th Confederate Cavalry]

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References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).