Mississippi Civil War Confederate Units 19th through 84th

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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.

Units 19th through 24th

  • 19th Battalion Mississippi Cavalry (Duff's)
    Organized during the late summer of 1863 with six companies.
    Merged into the 8th Mississippi Cavalry Regiment on July 19, 1864.
    Commanded by Lieutenant Colonel William L. Duff and Major William L. Walker.
  • 19th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
    Organized at Oxford, Mississippi, in May, 1861, and soon moved to Virginia.
    Surrendered April 9, 1865. 
    Commanded by Colonels Thomas J. Hardin, Nathaniel H. Harris, Lucius Q.C. Lamar, Christopher H. Mott, John Mullins, Richard W. Phipps, and Ward G. Vaughan; Lieutenant Colonel James H. Duncan; and Majors Ben. Allston, Robert A. Dean, Thomas R. Reading, and Abner Smead.
  • 20th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
    Organized during the late summer of 1861.
    Surrendered on April 26, 1865. 
    Commanded by Colonels William N. Brown and D.R. Russell; Lieutenant Colonels D.H. Maury, Horace H. Miller, and Walter A. Rorer; and Majors William M. Chatfield, Thomas B. Graham, and C.K. Massey.
  • 21st Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
    Organized in October, 1861, using the 1st (Brandon's) Mississippi Infantry Battalion as its nucleus. 
    Mustered into Confederate service at Manassas, Virginia. 
    Commanded by Colonels William L. Brandon, Benjamin G. Humphreys, and Daniel N. Moody; Lieutenant Colonels William H. Fitzgerald and John Sims; and Major John G. Taylor.
  • 22nd Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
    Organized at Iuka, Mississippi, in August, 1861.
    Later assigned to Rust's and Featherston's Brigade. 
    Commanded by Colonels D.W.C. Bonham, James D. Lester, and Frank Schaller; Lieutenant Colonels Charles G. Nelms, James S. Prestidge, and H.J. Reid; and Majors Thomas C. Dockery and Martin A. Oatis.
  • 23rd Regiment, Mississippi Infantry [Also called 2nd or 3rd Regiment] 
    Assembled at Corinth, Mississippi, during the fall of 1861.
    Surrendered on April 26, 1865. 
    Commanded by Colonels Thomas J. Davidson and Joseph M. Wells, Lieutenant Colonel Moses McCarley, and Majors George W.B. Garrett and W.E. Rogers.
  • 24th Battalion, Mississippi Cavalry (Moorman's)
    Crute's compendium contains no history for this unit. See Mormon's Battalion, Mississippi Cavalry.
    Organized at Meridian, Mississippi, during the fall of 1861 with eleven companies.
    Commanded by Colonels William F. Dowd, Robert P. McKelvaie, and R.W. Williamson; Lieutenant Colonels Clifton Dancy and William L. Lyles; and Majors George M. Govan and William C. Staples.

Units 25th through 30th

  • 25th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry [Also called 1st Mississippi Valley Regiment] 
    Organized during summer of 1861 with seven companies from Mississippi and three from Tennessee.
    January, 1862, its designation was changed to 2nd Confederate Infantry Regiment.
    Commanded by Colonels John D. Martin and Edward F. McGehee, and Major Thomas H. Mangum.
  • 26th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
    Organized during the summer of 1861 at Iuka, Mississippi.
    Commanded by Colonel Arthur E. Reynolds, Lieutenant Colonel F.M. Boone, and Major Tully F. Parker.
  • 27th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
    Organized in November and December, 1861.
    Surrendered on April 26, 1865.
    Commanded by Colonels James A. Campbell and Thomas M. Jones; Lieutenant Colonels James L. Autry, A.J. Hays, and Andrew J. Jones; and Majors Julius B. Kennedy, George H. Lipscomb, and Amos McLemore.
  • 28th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
    Formed during the spring of 1862.
    January, 1862, its designation was changed to 2nd Confederate Infantry Regiment. Commanded by Colonels John D. Martin and Edward F. McGehee, and Major Thomas H. Mangum.
  • 29th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
    Organized at Corinth, Mississippi, in April, 1862 December, 1863, it was consolidated with the 30th and 34th Regiment. Surrendered in North Carolina in April, 1865. Commanded by Colonels William F. Brantly and Edward C. Walthall, Lieutenant Colonel James B. Morgan, and Majors Newton A. Isom and George W. Reynolds.
  • 30th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
    Organized during the early summer of 1862 at Grenada, Mississippi.
    December, 1863, it was consolidated with the 29th and 34th Regiments.
    Surrendered on April 26, 1865.
    Commanded by Colonels G.F. Neill and James I. Scales, Lieutenant Colonels James M. Johnson and Hugh A. Reynolds, and Major John K. Allen.

Units 31st through 39th

  • 31st Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
    Organized in March, 1862, using the 6th (Orr's) Mississippi Infantry Battalion as its nucleus. Surrendered in April, 1865. 
    Commanded by Colonels J.A. Orr and Marcus D.L. Stephens, Lieutenant Colonels John W. Balfour and James W. Drane, and Majors Francis M. Gillespie and H.E. Topp.
  • 32nd Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
    Assembled at Iuka and mustered into Confederate service at Philadelphia, Mississippi, during the summer of 1862.
    Surrendered in April, 1865. The field officers were Colonels Mark P. Lowrey and William H.H. Tison, and Majors F.C. Karr and J.W. Swinney.
  • 33rd Regiment, Mississippi Infantry (Hurst's)
    Organized late in 1861.
    Surrendered on April 26, 1865. 
    Commanded by Colonels Jabez L. Drake and David W. Hurst, Lieutenant Colonels John Harrod and William B. Johnson, and Major Robert J. Hall.
  • 34th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry [Also called 37th Regiment] 
    Organized at Holly Springs, Mississippi, in April, 1862.
    Surrendered on April 26, 1865.
    Commanded by Colonel Samuel Benton; Lieutenant Colonel Daniel B. Wright; and Majors Thomas A. Falconer, Armistead T. Mason, and William G. Pegram.
  • 35th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
    Recruited at West Point and Corinth, was organized during the spring of 1862.
    Commanded by Colonel William S. Berry, Lieutenant Colonels Charles R. Jordon and Reuben H. Shotwell, and Majors T.F. Holmes and Oliver C. Watson.
  • 36th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
    Assembled during the spring of 1862 and mustered into Confederate service at Corinth, Mississippi. Commanded by Colonels Drury J. Brown and William W. Witherspoon, Lieutenant Colonels Edward Brown and S.J. Harper, and Majors Charles P. Partin and Alexander Yates.
  • 37th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
    Organized during the spring of 1862.
    Early in 1865 its ten companies were reduced to three and the unit was redesignated the 37th Battalion.
    Surrendered in April.
    Commanded by Colonels Orlando S. Holland and Robert McLain; Lieutenant Colonels William S. Patton, Samuel H. Terral, and William W. Wier; and Major John McGee.
  • 38th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
    Formed during the summer of 1862.
    Surrendered in May, 1865. 
    Commanded by Colonels Fleming W. Adams and Preston Brent, Lieutenant Colonel Walter L. Keirn, and Majors Franklin W. Foxworth adn R.C. McCay.
  • 39th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
    Organized at Jackson, Mississippi, during the late spring of 1862.
    Commanded by Colonel W.B. Shelby, Lieutenant Colonel William E. Ross, and Majors R.J. Durr and W.Monroe Quin.

Units 40th through 49th

  • 40th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
    Formed during the early summer of 1862. 
    Surrendered on April 26, 1865. 
    Commanded by Colonels Wallace B. Colbert and George P. Wallace, Lieutenant Colonels Josiah A.P. Campbell and James R. Childress, and Majors W.M. Gibbons and Enoch McDonald.
  • 41st Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
    41st Infantry Regiment was assembled at Pontotoc, Mississippi, during the summer of 1862 and contained eleven companies. 
    Surrendered on April 26, 1865. 
    Commanded by Colonels Lewis Ball, William F. Tucker, and J. Byrd Williams, and Lieutenant Colonels William C. Hearn and Lafayette Hodges.
  • 42nd Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
    Organized at Oxford, Mississippi, in May, 1862, and in June moved to Virginia. 
    Surrendered on April 9, 1865. 
    Commanded by Colonels William A. Feeney, Hugh R. Miller, and Andrew M. Nelson; Lieutenant Colonel Hillery Mosely; and Major Robert W. Locke.
  • 43rd Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
    Formed during the summer of 1862 with eleven companies.
    Surrendered on April 26, 1865. 
    Commanded by Colonels Richard Harrison and William H. Moore, and Lieutenant Colonels James O.Banks, Richard W. Leigh, and Columbus Sykes.
  • 44th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
    Organized from the 1st (Blythe's) Mississippi Infantry Battalion, which was formed late in 1861. 
    June, 1863, the unit was designated the 44th Regiment.
    For a time it was consolidated with the 10th Regiment.
    Surrendered in April, 1865. 
    Commanded by Colonels A.K. Blythe and Jacob H. Sharp, Lieutenant Colonels R.G. Kelsey and James Moore, and Major John C. Thompson.
  • 45th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry  [Also known as 3rd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry (Hardcastle’s/Williams)/33rd MS Infantry (Hardcastle’s)]
    Formed during the late summer of 1862 by redesignating Hardcastle's 33rd Mississippi Infantry Regiment.
    Consolidated July 14, 1864, into five companies and became known as the 3rd (Williams') Mississippi Infantry Battalion.
    Commanded by Colonel Aaron B. Hardcastle, Lieutenant Colonel Richard Charlton, and Major Elisha F. Nunn.
  • 46th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
    Organized during the fall of 1862 by adding four companies to the six-company 6th (Balfour's) Mississippi Infantry Battalion.
    Surrendered in May, 1865. 
    Commanded by Colonels William H. Clark and Claudius W. Sears, Lieutenant Colonel William K. Easterling, and Major Constantine Rea.
  • 48th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
    Organized in November, 1862, at Fredericksburg, Virginia, using the 2nd Mississippi Infantry Battalion as its nucleus.
    Commanded by Colonel Joseph M. Jayne, Lieutenant Colonel Thomas B. Manlove, and Major L.C. Lee.

Units 51st through 84th