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County Courthouse


Parent County

1836--Tishomingo County was created 9 February 1836 from the Chickasaw Cession.  County seat: Iuka [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties






Local Histories



  • Civil War service men from Tishomingo 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 Tishomingo County. 
- 1st Regiment, Mississippi Infantry (Johnston's)
Company H - James Creek Volunteers
- 2nd Regiment, Mississippi Partisans [Also known as 2nd Partisan Rangers Cavalry/Ballentine’s]
Company F - Reason’s Company
- 2nd Regiment, Mississippi State Cavalry
Company L - Lowry’s Company
- 2nd Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company A – Tishomingo Riflemen
Company K – Iuka Rifles
- 6th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
Company D - Carter’s Company
- 9th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry (Old)
Company A - Corinth Rifles [also listed as Co. C]
- 32nd Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company A - Tishomingo Avengers, aka Tishomingo Rifles
Company B - W.R. Nelson Guards
Company C - Tishomingo Rebels
Company D - Lowrey Guards, aka Lowrey Rebels
Company E - Hatchie Tigers
Company F - Southern Farmers
Company G - Lowrey Invincibles
Company H - Beauregard Rifles
Company I - Johnston Avengers
Company K - Buckner Boys




Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog


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


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