Lowndes County, Mississippi Genealogy

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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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:- [[1st Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry Reserves|1st Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry Reserves]]
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::Company I - Perkins’ Company
 
:- [[2nd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry|2nd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry]] [became the 48th Regiment, Missippi Infantry]  
 
:- [[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"
 
::Company - Blewett’s, aka Blewett’s Rifles, &amp; aka "The Blewett’s"
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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
:- [[11th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry|11th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry]]
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:- [[11th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry|11th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry]]  
 
::Company E - Prairie Guards
 
::Company E - Prairie Guards
 
:- [[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]  

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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. 
- 1st Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry Reserves
Company I - Perkins’ Company
- 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 E - Hunt’s Company
Company F - Harrington’s Company
Company H - Richards’ Company
Company I - Johnston’s Company
Company K - Lipscomb’s Company
- 10th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry (Old)
Company D - Lowndes Southrons
Company E - Southern Avengers
- 10th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry (New)
Company E - Lowndes Southrons
- 11th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company E - Prairie Guards
- 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]
- 19th Battalion Mississippi Cavalry (Duff's)
Company E [sic] - Abert’s Company
Company F [sic] - Fields’ Company
Company G - Matthews’ Company

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

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