17th Mississippi Infantry

Company I, Pettus Rifles




Company I was formed primarily of men from Cockrum in DeSoto County in 1861. Companies B, F & G were formed in Marshall County, and Company H in Panola County. It is likely these other companies from surrounding counties also contained some men from DeSoto. The men were mustered into service on June 1, 1861.

The individual companies were assembled at Corinth, Mississippi and assigned to the Seventeenth Regiment, of which the officers were elected June 4-6, 1861. The regiment was mustered into the service of the Confederate States June 7, at Corinth, and on June 11 they left there for Virginia and arrived at Manassas Junction June 17.  They played a minor roll in the Battle of First Bull Run on July 21, 1861.

On October 21st the Seventeenth was called into the battle of Ball's Bluff, taking position in the battle line between the Eighth Virginia and Eighteenth Mississippi. Colonel Featherston took command of the two Mississippi regiments, which alone, the Virginians having exhausted their ammunition, marched forward, firing, capturing two cannon and driving the enemy behind a bluff and in the river.

The Seventeenth was assigned to the Mississippi brigade ordered organized under Gen. Charles Clark, and commanded by Gen. Richard Griffith after December, 1861. Colonel Featherston was subsequently promoted to Brigadier-General to command another Mississippi brigade, and W. D. Holder was made Colonel of the Seventeenth.  In March 1862, they moved to Culpepper and thence to Yorktown, falling back from there to Richmond in May.

The Seventeenth were in Magruder's division in the seven days' battle before Richmond, and were first in action on June 29, on the railroad near Savage Station. At Malvern Hill, July 1, about six in the evening, they made a desperate charge upon the Federal line, under a terrible fire of shell, grape, canister and Minie balls, but without success. Colonel Holder was wounded and Lieutenant-Colonel Fiser took command. 

When Lee advanced into Maryland in September 1862, they crossed the Potmnac at Leesburg, General Barksdale in command of the brigade.  They were with General Jackson and the capture of Harper’s Ferry before marching to the battlefield at Sharpsburg, Maryland. They did not reach the battlefield of Sharpsburg on the September 17th until after the battle had been a few hours in progress.  Such had been the efforts of the long march with little food that the regiment carried only 270 officers and men into the fight.  The Regiment played a prominent part at Fredericksburg, Virginia on December 11, 1862 in opposing the Union Army’s crossing of the river.  Colonel Fiser gave honorable mention to Captain Govan and Lieut. Win. Ratlift, Lieut. W. R. Oursler, Lieut. G. E. Thurmond,- Lieut. Philip Sweeny, Capt. G. R. Cherry, Captains Pulliam and Middleton and Lieuts. W. H. Patton and J. W. Lindley and their commands, and William C. Nelson and C. H. Johnson, couriers. The distinguished service of the regiment was specially mentioned in the report of Gen. Robert E. Lee.

The Seventeenth was left to hold Fredericksburg while Lee’s army went to fight the Union forces at Chancellorsville in May 1863. On May 3d a grand assault was made by the Federal colmnns, in overwhelming force. Marye's Hill was taken and the Seventeenth fell back to the crest of Lee's Hill, and with the aid of two batteries checked the Federal advance and saved the brigade from being cut off. Next day the Federal forces retired across the river and Barksdale's brigade again occupied the town.

In June 1863 the Seventeenth moved with the Army of Northern Virginia across the Potomac River into Maryland and thence into Pennsylvania, taking part in the Battle of Gettysburg on July 2nd.  At six in the evening, when Union General Sickles yet held the peach orchard after a stubborn fight, McLaws ordered an assault, and the storming columns of Barksdale and Wofford, "yelling like demons, black with smoke and lusting for hand-to-hand conflict, soon opened a gap in the line of blue. The Federals fell back toward and across Plum Run, toward the base of Round Top, and the onslaught continued. Barksdale, conspicuous on horseback, led his Southern riflemen, who singlehanded had barred the passage of the whole Federal army at Fredericksburg, right into the hostile masses, where he fell mortally wounded, and whence the remnants of his gallant troops cut their way back with difficulty through the enveloping masses of blue infantry." (Battine's "Crisis of the Confederacy.")  Barksdale's loss in killed and wounded was the heaviest of any brigade in Longstreet's corps and the heaviest of any in Lee's army except two North Carolina brigades and Davis' Mississippi brigade. The heaviest loss in the brigade was by the Seventeenth, 40 killed and 160 wounded.

In September 1863 the Seventeenth went with General Longstreet to Tennessee and participated in the Battle of Chicamauga on September 20th. After this battle they advanced to the line of siege at Chattanooga, and on November 4, with Longstreet's comxnand, left the base of Lookout Mountain for the march to Knoxville.  They participated in the fighting around Knoxville on November 29th and spent the winter in camp in East Tennessee before returning to Virginia in the Spring of 1864.  After their return to Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia they were heavily engaged in the fighting at the Wilderness on May 6th.  They then moved and fought at Spottsylvania Court House, Cold Harbor, and the fighting around Petersburg. During the siege they were on duty before Richmond, but in August, September and October they were with Early in the Shenandoah Valley, fighting at Berryville September 3rd and at Cedar Creek (or Bethel Grove) October 19th.  What remained of the regiment marched through Richmond April 1-2, and began the march to Appomattox, where the remnant was surrendered April 9th, under the command of Lieutenant Benjamin George. Captain Gwin R. Cherry was in command of the brigade.

The following roster of men who served in Company I was taken from the Compiled Service Records.  Unfortunately, these records are incomplete, the last muster on record being July-August 1864.  Additionally, information is often missing and sometimes contradictory.  I also found instances where the records of men with the same name were mixed together. Anyone with questions about the service of these men is encouraged to consult the Compiled Service Records and any extra-service records, such as pension applications and obituaries.


Last Name First Name Company Rank_In Rank_Out Enlistment Out Notes
Adair William T. I Private Private 1 Jun 1861 dis. 23 Jan 1862 Discharged due to disease 23 Jan 62.
Allen James Y. I Private Private 1 Jun 1861 c. 3 Sep 1864 Captured 3 Sep 64 at Berryville, VA. Enlisted in U.S. Service 16 Mar 65 (Co. B, 6th US. Mustered out 3 Nov 66). Captured 11 Dec 62 at Fredericksburg and exchanged. Wounded 29 Nov 63 at Knoxville, TN. Also listed as J.S. and James W.
Allison Napoleon P. I Private Private 1 Jun 1861 fur. 2 Jun 1863 Furloughed 2 Jun 63 due to wound in foot sustained 3 May 63 and never returned.  Listed as absent w/o leave.  Joined Co. H, 8th MS Cavalry 23 Apr 64 and AWOL 26 Oct 64.  Took Oath of Allegiance 2 May 65, Memphis, TN.
Anderson James R. I Private Private 1 Jun 1861 mw 3 May 1863 Mortally wounded 3 May 63 at Chancellorsville, VA. Died 3 Jun 63 after leg amputation. Also listed as R.H.
Appling Jesse L. I Private Private 7 Aug 1862 k. 29 Nov 1863 Killed in action 29 Nov 63 at Knoxville, TN.
Appling William A. I Private Private 7 Aug 1862 w. 20 Sep 1863 Wounded and permanently disabiled 20 Sep 63 at Chickamauga, GA.  Paroled 18 May 65 at Memphis, TN.  Also listed as W.E. and W.L.
Bateman William J. I Sgt. 2nd Lt. 1 Jun 1861 res. 26 Apr 1862 Resigned 26 Apr 62 due to disability.  Promoted Lt 17 Aug 61.  Also listed as J.W.
Bell D. Marmaduke I Capt. Capt. 1 Jun 1861 res. 1 Jul 1861 Resigned 1 Jul 61 due to disability.  Occupation was physician.
Bizzle Franklin I Private Private 7 Aug 1862 d. 15 Feb 1863 Died of disasse 15 Feb 63 at Lynchburg, VA.  Also listed as F.M. Bissell.
Blackwell Michael A.P. I Private Private 23 Apr 1861 Unknown Mustered 23 Apr 61 at Cockrum, MS but not enrolled on 1 Jun 61.  NFI.  Appears to have served in Co. B, 2nd MS Infantry.
Bolton William P. I Private Private Unknown c. 5 Jul 1863 Captured 5 Jul 63 at Gettysburg, PA.  Only record shows him a prisoner at DeCamp General Hospital, David's Island, NY.
Boyte John B. I Private Private 27 Mar 1862 w. 29 Nov 1863 Wounded and permanently disabiled 29 Nov 63 at Knoxville, TN.  Also listed as Boyle, Boyt, and Boyts.
Bridges John H. I Private Private 27 Mar 1862 k. 2 Jul 1863 Listed as missing in action 2 Jul 63 at Gettysburg, PA and presumed dead.  No record of captured.  Captured 11 Dec 62 at Fredericksburg, VA and exchanged.
Brown Levi T. I Sgt. Sgt. 1 Jun 1861 dis. 1 Oct 1862 Discharged 1 Oct 62 at Richmond, VA.  Not subject to Conscription Act (48 years old).  Also listed as Levi F.
Buzbee John I Private Private 27 Mar 1862 k. 2 Jul 1863 Killed in action 2 Jul 63 at Gettysburg, PA.  Also listed as Busbee and James Buzbee.
Carter Howell I Private Private 1 Jun 1861 dis. 13 Feb 1862 Discharged 13 Feb 62 due to disease.
Carter William W. I Corp. Sgt. 1 Jun 1861 d. 7 Jul 1863 Died of disease 7 Jul 63 in Richmond, VA.  Also listed as Whitly W.
Carver J.M. I Private Private Unknown dis. 1 Oct 1862 Discharged 1 Oct 62 at Richmond, VA.  NFI.
Cason John R. I Private 3rd Lt. 1 Jun 1861 c. 2 Jul 1863 Captured 2 Jul 63 at Gettysburg, PA.  Released 12 Jun 65.  Promoted Lt 27 Apr 62.
Chasteen Thomas I Private Private 27 Mar 1862 d. 20 May 1862 Died of disease 20 May 62.
Chastine Jessey B. I Private Private 1 Jun 1861 dis. 1862 Discharged under Conscription Act in 1862, exact date unknown.  Also listed as Jesse Chasteen.
Childs D.S. I Private Private 27 Mar 1862 des. 16 Sep 1862 Deserted 16 Sep 62 in Maryland.
Childs John I Private Private 27 Mar 1862 des. Sep 1862 Deserted Sep 62 in Maryland.
Choate John C. I Private Private 27 Mar 1862 Unknown Present through May/Jun 62.  Shown as transferred to another unit.  Joined Co. F, 18th MS Cavalry 23 Jul 63.
Clark F.A. I Private Private Unknown c. 3 Sep 1864 Captured 3 Sep 64 at Berryville, VA.  NFI.
Collins Thomas I Private Private 1 Jun 1861 des. Oct 1862 Deserted Oct 1862 to La. Artillery.  NFI.
Collins Thomas C. I Private Private 22 Mar 1864 trans. Jul 1864 Transferred to Co. D, 17th TN Infantry Jul 64.
Cooper George A. I Private Private 22 Mar 1862 d. 4 May 1862 Died 4 May 62 of disease in Charlottesville, VA.
Cooper Richard H. I Private Capt. 1 Jun 1861 w. 3 Sep 1864 Serverly wounded 3 Sep 64 at Berryville, VA.  Disabled.  Promoted 1st Lt 27 Apr 62.  Promoted Capt 4 Nov 63.  Wounded 20 Sep 63 at Chickamauga, GA.
Cress Daniel N. I Private Private 1 Jun 1861 des. Sep 1862 Listed as a deserter in Sep 62.
Cummings Erastus F. I Private Private 1 Jun 1861 trans. 17 Oct 1863 Transferred to Co. D, 44th MS Infantry, 17 Oct 63.  Also listed as Cummins.
Curtis Calvin J. I Private Private 1 Jun 1861 d. 4 Jan 1864 Died 4 Jan 64 of disease in hospital at Marietta, GA.  Wounded 2 Jul 63 at Gettysburg, PA.  Also listed as Charles.
Daily John I Private Private 27 Mar 1862 d. 13 May 1862 Died 13 May 62 of typhoid fever in Richmond, VA.  Also listed as J.A. and Dally.
Dalton David C. I Private Private 1 Jun 1861 trans. Aug 1862 Transferred Aug 62 to Co. D, 42nd MS Infantry.  Deserted 17 May 63.
Davis Francis M. I Private Private 10 Feb 1863 w. 2 Jul 1863 Wounded 2 Jul 63 at Gettysburg, PA and left arm amputated.  Permanently disabled.  Retired 1 Feb 65.  Also listed as Frank M.
Davis Hampton I Private Private 27 Mar 1862 wc. 19 Oct 1864 Present through May/Jun 62.  Shown as transferred to another unit.  Joined Co. F, 18th MS Cavalry 23 Jul 63.
Davis Martin I Private Private 1 Jun 1861 mw 29 Nov 1863 Mortally wounded 29 Nov 63 at Knoxville, TN.  Died on 30 Nov 63.  Wounded 2 Jul 63 at Gettysburg, PA and captured.  Exchanged.
Deshong Redie I Private Private 1 Jun 1861 7 Jun 1861 "Absent on business when the company was called."  NFI.
Doran John I Private Private 22 Mar 1862 Unknown Present through 1 Mar 65.  NFI.  Feb 63 detailed as brigade butcher.
Drake Jacob E. I Private Sgt. 1 Jun 1861 c. 19 Oct 1864 Captured 19 Oct 64 at Strausburg, VA and exchanged.  Paroled at Memphis, TN 18 May 65.  Wounded in the left leg 2 Jul 63 at Gettysburg, PA and captured.  Exchanged.  Promoted Sgt 21 Oct 63.  Also listed as J.C., J. Clinton, and Droke.
Duncan Thomas C. I Private Private 1 Jun 1861 dis. 26 Apr 1862 Discharged 26 Apr 62 when the regiment was reorganized.  Had been elected Lt 12 Oct 61 and then returned to ranks at reorg.
Dye Reuben G. I Sgt. Private 1 Jun 1861 ret. 26 Jul 1864 Retired 26 Jul 64 by Division Medical Board.  Paroled 31 May 65 at Memphis, TN.  Wounded 20 Sep 63 at Chickamauga, GA.
Eason John Thomas I Private Private 1 Jun 1861 par. 9 Apr 1865 Paroled 9 Apr 65 at Appomattox Court House, VA.
Eason William H. I Private Private 12 Mar 1862 w. 11 Dec 1862 Wounded 11 Dec 62 at Fredericksburg, VA.  Permanently disabled.  Paroled 20 May 65 at Memphis, TN.
Elder William W. I Private Private 1 Jun 1861 d. 10 Jun 1861 Died of disease 10 Jun 61.
Ellis John H. I Private Private 1 Jun 1861 c. 12 May 1864 Captured 12 May 64 at Spotsylvania Court House, VA.  Released from Ft. Delaware 17 Jun 65.
Everton Charles H. I Private Private 14 May 1862 d. Dec 1862 Died in Dec 62 at Staunton, VA.  Transferred from Co. C, 42nd MS Infantry.
Everton David I Private Private 27 Mar 1862 k. 2 Jul 63 Killed in action 2 Jul 63 at Gettysburg, PA.
Everton William M. I Private Private 1 Jun 1861 par. 9 Apr 1865 Paroled 9 Apr 65 at Appomattox Court House, VA.  Captured 11 Dec 62 at Fredericksburg, VA and exchanged.  Wounded 20 Sep 63 at Chickamauga, GA.  Also listed as W.E.
Fitzgerald John I Private Private 1 Jun 1861 dis. 10 Aug 1862 Discharged 10 Aug 62 claiming foreign allegiance.
Flowers Willis Henry I 2nd Lt. 2nd Lt. 1 Jun 1861 res. 1 Jul 1861 Resigned 1 Jul 61 to attend to pecuniary affairs.
Foster F.A. I Private . Unknown Unknown No Service Information.
Foster W.E. I Private Private 7 Aug 1862 c. 20 Oct 1864 Captured 20 Oct 64 at Woodstock, VA.  Released 6 Jun 65.  Wounded 2 Jul 63 at Gettysburg, PA, captured and exchanged.  Also listed as Footer and John Foster.
Gaddy Calvin M. I Private Private 1 Jun 1861 dis. 21 Aug 1861 Discharged 21 Aug 61 due to health.  Also listed as Cavlin H.
Gaddy Ransom I Private Private 1 Jun 1861 d. 17 Apr 1862 Died 17 Apr 62 in hospital in Richmond, VA.  Discharged 30 Jul 61 "had the paralysis."  Rejoined 27 Mar 62.
Gaddy Wilson I Private Private 27 Mar 1862 mw 29 Nov 1863 Mortally wounded 29 Nov 63 at Knoxville, TN.  Died 30 Nov 63.  Also listed as J.W. & W.J.
Gaeer John H. I Private Private Unknown Unknown No Service Information.
Goin William E. I Musician Musician 1 Jun 1861 par. 9 Apr 1865 Paroled 9 Apr 65 at Appomattox Court House, VA.  Drummer.  Also listed as Gain & Gowen.
Graves Augustus I Private Private 1 Jun 1861 c. 2 Jul 1863 Captured 2 Jul 63 at Gettysburg, PA.  Joined U.S. Service 27 Jul 63 (Capt. Ahl's Battery, 1st DE Heavy Artillery, Ft. Delaware). Captured 11 Dec 62 at Fredericksburg, VA and exchanged.  Also listed as Gus.
Graydon Henry A. I Private Private 5 Aug 1861 d. 26 Aug 1861 Died 26 Aug 61.  Also listed as Grayden.
Haines H.M. I Private Private Unknown Unknown A patient in U.S. Convalescent Hospital, Fort Wood, Bedloe's Island, New York Harbor, on 26 Dec 63 with a gunshot wound to the leg.  NFI.
Hammond A.H. I Private Private 19 Aug 1861 dis. 3 Sep 1862 Discharged 3 Sep 62 at expiration of 1 year enlistment.  Not subject to Conscription Act.  Also listed as Hammons.
Hanniford John E. I Private Private 23 Apr 1861 bef. 1 Jun 1861 No Service Information.  Appears to have served in Co. D, 44th MS Infantry.
Harrison James A. I Private Private 12 Mar 1862 dis. 12 Aug 1862 Discharged 12 Aug 62 in Richmond, VA due to health.
Hawkins Joseph M. I Private Private Unknown Unknown Listed as a prisoner (deserter) in Memphis, TN Feb 18, year not given.
Hays John G. I Private Private 1 Jun 1861 c. 3 May 63 Captured 3 May 63 near Fredericksburg, VA.  NFI.  Captured 11 Dec 62 at Fredericksburg, VA and exchanged.  Also listed as Hayes and J.T. Hays.
Herrington M. Allen I Private Private 19 Aug 1861 d. 17 Apr 1862 Died 17 Apr 62 in hospital in Lynchburg, VA of pneumonia.
Holloway Felix Labeau I Private Private 1 Jun 1861 par. 9 Apr 1865 Paroled 9 Apr 65 at Appomattox Court House, VA.  Wounded 29 Nov 63 at Knoxville, TN.
Hollowell Jesse Robert I Private Private 1 Jun 1861 dis. 30 Sep 1862 Discharged 30 Sep 62.  Not subject to Conscription Act because he was 39 years old.  Also listed as Holloway.
Hoshall David W. I Private Private 27 Mar 1862 dis. 4 Aug 1862 Discharged 4 Aug 62 due to deafness caused by typhoid fever.
Hoshall Egbert B. I Corp. Corp. 12 Mar 1862 k. 17 Sep 1862 Killed in action 17 Sep 62 at Sharpsburg, MD.  Promoted Corp 27 Apr 62.  Also listed as B.E.
Houston William R. I Private Private 13 Aug 1861 dis. 3 Sep 1862 Discharged 3 Sep 62.  Not subject to Conscription Act.
Hubbard James T. I Private Private 27 Mar 1862 c. 20 Oct 1864 Captured 20 Oct 64 at Woodstock, VA.  Released 4 Jun 65. 
Ingram John N. I 1st Corp. 1st Corp. 12 Mar 1862 k. 20 Sep 1863 Killed in action 20 Sep 63 at Chickamauga, GA.  Promoted Corp 27 Apr 62.
Irvin Phillip H. I Private Private 1 Jun 1861 dis. 3 Sep 1862 Discharged 3 Sep 62.  Not subject to Cosncription Act.  Also listed as Philip H. Irwin.
Jones Peter B. I Private Private 22 Mar 1862 par. 9 Apr 1865 Paroled 9 Apr 65 at Appomattox Court House, VA.  Wounded in the thigh 2 Jul 63 at Gettysburg, PA, captured and exchanged.  Wounded May 64, admitted to hospital 18 May 64.  Also listed as P.P.
Kersey William I Private Private 1 Jun 1861 dis. 26 Nov 1861 Discharged 26 Nov 61 due to health.
Laughter William E. I Private Private 1 Jun 1861 w. 2 Jul 1863 Wounded in the right thigh 2 Jul 63 at Gettysburg, PA, captured and exchanged.  Permanently disabled.
Lee Giles Atlas I Private Private 14 May 1862 d. 12 Oct 1864 Died 12 Oct 64 in DeSoto County on furlough.  Wounded 29 Nov 63 at Knoxville, TN.  Appears wounded again in Jun 64.  Trans from Co. D, 42nd MS Infantry.
Lee John J. I Private Private 19 Aug 1861 c. 4 Jul 1863 Captured 4 Jul 63 at Gettysburg, PA after being detailed as hospital nurse and remaining with the wounded.  Exchanged 18 Feb 65.  Paroled 20 May 65 at Memphis, TN.
Lee Joseph Archibald I Private Corp. 1 Jun 1861 w. 2 Jul 1863 Wounded in left leg and right shoulder and lung on 2 Jul 63 at Gettysburg, PA, captured and exchanged.  Permanently disabled.  Also listed as Josiah.
Lee William E. I Private Private 1 Jun 1861 par. 9 Apr 1865 Paroled 9 Apr 65 at Appomattox Court House, VA.
Lewis Ben F. I Private Private 17 Oct 1863 c. 3 Sep 1864 Captured 3 Sep 64 at Berryville, VA.  Paroled 2 May 65 at Camp Chase, OH.  Transferred from Co. D, 44th MS Infantry.
Lewis David H. I Private Private 1 Jun 1861 fur. 6 Jan 1864 Furloughed 6 Jan 64 and never returned.  Paroled 20 May 65 in Memphis, TN.  Captured 3 May 63 near Fredericksburg, VA and exchanged.  Wounded 2 Jul 63 at Gettysburg, VA.
Lewis Pinkney M. I Private Private 1 Jun 1861 c. 6 Apr 1865 Captured 6 Apr 65 at High Bridge, VA.  Released 28 Jun 65.  Captured 11 Dec 62 at Fredericksburg, VA and exchanged. Captured 3 May 63 near Fredericksburg, VA and exchanged.
Lindley John W. I Private 2nd Lt. 1 Jun 1861 w. 13 Oct 1864 Wounded in left leg 13 Oct 64.  Disabled.  Paroled 19 Jun 65 at U.S. Army Post Hospital, Jackson, MS.  Captured 11 Dec 62 at Fredericksburg, VA and exchanged.  Promoted Lt 28 Apr 62.
Lindley Joseph M. I Private Private 1 Jun 1861 c. 12 May 1864 Captured 12 May 64 at Spottsylvania Court House, VA.  Released 11 Jun 65.  Captured 11 Dec 62 at Fredericksburg, VA and exchanged.  Captured 3 May 63 near Fredericksburg, VA and exchanged.
Lively John M. I Private Private 1 Jun 1861 fur. Sep 1862 Furloughed due to illness Sep 62 and never returned.  Listed as deserter Mar/Apr 63.
Long Clem I Private Private 8 Aug 1863 d. 1863 Only record says died before reaching the command.
Long George W. I Private Private 1 Jun 1861 dis. 3 Sep 1862 Discharged 3 Sep 62.  Not subject to Conscription Act.
Long Martin V. I Private Private 7 Aug 1862 mw 29 Nov 1863 Mortally wounded 29 Nov 63 at Knoxville, TN.  Died 15 Jan 64.  Wounded 2 Jul 63 at Gettysburg, PA.  Also listed as M.B.
Long William H. I Private Private 1 Jun 1861 1865 Present throughout.  Marked as "on furlough of indulgence" for record dated 18 Mar 65.  NFI.
Lusk Andrew J. I Private Private 19 Aug 1861 c. 6 Apr 1865 Captured 6 Apr 65 at High Bridge, VA.  Released 28 Jun 65.
Lusk John M. I Private Private 1 Jun 1861 fur. 30 Sep 1862 Given sick furlough 15 Sep 62 and never returned. Unfit for duty.  Also listed as J.H. and John N.
Lusk Samuel H. I Private Private 14 May 1862 w. 29 Nov 1863 Wounded 29 Nov 63 at Knoxville, TN.  Captured 29 Mar 64 at Cockrum, MS.  Released 6 Jun 65.  Transferred from Co. C, 42nd MS Infantry.  Also listed as S.M.
Lusk William J. I Private Private 1 Jun 1861 ret. 6 Oct 1864 Retired from Invalid Corps 6 Oct 64.  Assigned to MS Reserves 18 Jan 65.  Wounded in the hip 11 Dec 62 at Fredericksburg, VA.
Mason Joseph L. I Private Private 1 Jun 1861 par. 9 Apr 1865 Paroled 9 Apr 65 at Appomattox Court House, VA.  Wounded 29 Nov 63 at Knoxville, TN.  Also listed as Jackson.
Mason Joseph W. I Private Private 1 Jun 1861 mw 2 Jul 1863 Wounded in the right knee 2 Jul 63 at Gettysburg, PA and captured.  Died 12 Aug 63.  Also listed as John.
Matlock Jackson J. I Private Private 1 Jun 1861 w. 2 Jul 1863 Wounded in right leg 2 Jul 63 at Gettysburg, PA , captured and exchanged.  Wounded furlough and never returned.  Paroled 25 Feb 65 at Memphis, TN.  Also listed as Mallock.
McCarver James I Private Private 1 Jun 1861 dis. 3 Sep 1862 Discharged 3 Sep 62.  Not subject to Conscription Act.  Also served in Co. F, 18th MS Cavalry.
McClellan Thomas J. I Private Private 1 Jun 1861 dis. 29 Aug 1861 Discharged 29 Aug 61 due to health.  Also listed as McClelland and McClenan.
McDowell James I Private Private 27 Mar 1862 c. 2 Jul 1863 Captured 2 Jul 63 at Gettysburg, PA.  Released 11 Jun 65.  Captured 3 May 63 near Fredericksburg, VA and exchanged.  Also listed John, J.H. and as J.S. McDonnell.
McFarland John I Private Private 27 Mar 1862 1865 Listed as being on sick furlough on report dated 18 Mar 65.  Appears to have been wounded 29 Nov 63 at Knoxville, TN.  Also listed as James & McFarlin.
McNeely Leander W. I Private Private 1 Jun 1861 par. 9 Apr 1865 Paroled 9 Apr 65 at Appomattox Court House, VA.
Mims Richard D. I Private Private 27 Mar 1862 k. 2 Jun 1864 Killed in action "whilst acting most gallantly" 2 Jun 64 at Cold Harbor, VA.  Wounded 2 Jul 63 at Gettysburg, PA, captured and exchanged.  Also listed as K.D. & Mimms.
Montgomery William M. I Private Private 1 Jun 1861 dis. 30 Aug 1861 Discharged 30 Aug 61 due to health.  Also listed as J.
Moody David A. I Private Private 1 Jun 1861 dis. 23 Sep 1862 Discharged 23 Sep 62 as British subject.
Moore John W. I Private Private 1 Jun 1861 trans. Aug 1862 Transferred to Co. D, 42nd MS Infantry in Aug 62.
Moore McDonald M. I Private Private 1 Jun 1861 dis. 25 Sep 1861 Discharged 25 Sep 61 due to health.  Also listed as Morse.
Moore William F. I Private Private 1 Jun 1861 dis. 3 Sep 1862 Dischrged 3 Sep 62.  Not subject to Conscription Act.
Moran John I Private Private 1 Jun 1861 dis. 7 Nov 1862 Discharged 7 Nov 62 as British subject.
Murphy Peter W. I Private Private 12 Mar 1862 k. 22 Jun 1864 Killed in action 22 Jun 64 at Petersburg, VA.  Wounded in the hand 11 Dec 62 at Fredericksburg, VA.  Als listed as W & as P.M. Mumphrey.
Nabors H. K. I Private Private 5 Aug 1861 d. 6 Jun 1862 Died 6 Jun 62 of fever.
Nabors Irvin I Private Private 19 Aug 1861 d. 7 Oct 1862 Died 7 Oct 62 of fever.  Also listed as J.G.
Nabors Thomas P. I Private Private 7 Aug 1862 par. 9 Apr 1865 Paroled 9 Apr 65 at Appomattox Court House, VA. 
Owen Robert M. I Private Private 1 Jun 1861 d. 3 Aug 1861 Died 3 Aug 61 of disease in Charlottesville, VA.
Owen Thomas J. I 1st Lt. 1st Sgt. 1 Jun 1861 d. 7 Oct 1864 Died 7 Oct 64 at home in Cockrum, MS.  Also listed as J.T.
Owen William Burton I Private Chaplain 1 Jun 1861 w. 11 May 1864 Wounded 11 May 64 at Spottsylvania Court House, VA. Died in DeSoto County.  Captured 5 Jul 63 at Gettysburg, VA attending to wounded.  Exchanged.  Appointed Regimental Chaplain 1 Jul 61.
Partin Lodwick I Musician Private 1 Jun 1861 des. 1 Dec 1863 Deserted 1 Dec 63 near Knoxville, TN and took Oath of Allegiance.  Captured 11 Dec 62 at Fredericksburg, VA and exchanged.  Also listed as Roderick.
Payne A.F. I Private Private Unknown Unknown Listed as a prisoner/deserter in Memphis, TN on 31 Mar 64. Also listed as C.F.
Perry John William I Private Private 27 Mar 1862 w/c. 5 Dec 1863 Wounded in both thighs 29 Nov 63 and captured 5 Dec 63 at Knoxville, TN.  Released 11 Jun 65.
Petty A. I Private Private 7 Aug 1862 Unknown Nov/Dec 62 Muster Roll shows he was absent in hospital. NFI.
Phillips Wiley E. I Private Private 1 Jun 1861 fur. 4 Jul 1863 Furloughed 4 Jul 63 for 40 days due to illness and never returned.  Captured 3 May 63 at Fredericksburg, VA and exchanged.  Also listed as William and Phillip.
Porter James F. I Private Private 1 Jun 1861 dis Aug 1861 Discharged in Aug 61.
Pullin G.W. I Private Private 7 Aug 1862 dis 27 Jan 1863 Discharged 27 Jan 63 due to disease.  Also listed as G.O. Pulliams.
Riley Edward I Private Private 1 Jun 1861 dis. Jan 1863 Discharged as British subject.  Listed as sick in hospital in Nov/Dec 1862.  Also listed as A.G. and E.D.
Riley James J. I Private Private 19 Aug 1861 fur. 10 Feb 1863 Sick furlough 10 Feb 63 and never returned.  Paroled 31 May 65 at Memphis, TN.  Also listed as J.F.
Riley James Z. I Private Private 1 Jun 1861 k. 24 Jun 1864 Killed in action 24 Jun 64 at Petersburg, VA.  Captured 11 Dec 62 at Fredericksburg, VA and exchanged.
Riley John I Private Private 1 Jun 1861 dis. 20 Nov 1861 Discharged 20 Nov 61 due to rheumatism.  Age 47.  Cards mixed with John Riley, Jr.
Riley, Jr. John I Private Private 1 Jun 1861 fur 10 Feb 1863 Furloughed 10 Feb 63 due to health and never returned.  Paroled 20 May 65 at Memphis, TN.  Age 22.  Cards mixed with John Riley, above.
Riley, Sr. John I Private Private 1 Jun 1861 dis. 3 Sep 1862 Discharged 3 Sep 62.  Not subject to Conscription Act.
Robinson Albert B. I Private Private 27 Mar 1862 des. 5 Dec 1863 Deserted and captured 5 Dec 63 at Knoxville, TN.  Captured 3 May 63 at Fredericksburg, VA and exchanged.  Also listed as Roberson, Robertson, & Robison.
Russwurm Samuel C. I 1st Sgt. Capt. 1 Jun 1861 w. 20 Sep 1863 Wounded 20 Sep 63 at Chickamauga, GA. Resigned due to wound 3 Nov 63.  Elected 1st Lt 5 Oct 61.  Promoted Capt 27 Apr 62.  Wounded 17 Sep 62 at Sharpsburg, MD.
Sheffield Jason Bryant I Private Private 1 Jun 1861 dis. 19 Dec 1861 Discharged 19 Dec 61.  Also listed as Bryant and Shuffield.
Shelton Elijah Anderson I Private Private 1 Jun 1861 mw 29 Jun 1862 Died 5 Jul 62 in Richmond, VA of wounds received 29 Jun 62 at Savage Station, VA.  Also listed as A.E. and Anderson.
Shelton William J. I Private Private 27 Mar 1862 dis. Nov 1863 Discharged Nov 63 by Medical Examining Board.  Detailed as hospital nurse 1 May 63.  Also listed as J.W.
Shoults John M. I Private Private 1 Jun 1861 w. 6 May 1864 Wounded in the left elbow 6 May 64 at The Wilderness and permanently disabled.  Wounded 29 Nov 63 at Knoxville, TN.  Paroled 18 May 65 at Grenada, MS. Also listed as Shoulty, Shults, & Shultz.
Smith John C. I Private Private 7 Aug 1862 d. 12 Jan 1863 Died 12 Jan 63 of pneumonia in Richmond, VA.
Smith John W. I Private Private 19 Aug 1861 par. 9 Apr 1865 Paroled 9 Apr 65 at Appomattox Court House, VA.  Appears to have been wounded in Shapsburg, MD campaign, Sep 62.  Wounded om the thigh 3 May 63 near Fredericksburg, VA.
Smith Peter M. I Private Private 1 Jun 1861 awol 18 Jul 1861 Absent without leave.  Went off sick to MS.  Never returned.
Smith Whitfield B. I Private Private 1 Jun 1861 c. 3 Sep 1864 Captured 3 Sep 64 at Berryville, VA.  Paroled 2 May 65 at Camp Chase, OH.  Also listed as William.
Spears Adolphus A. I Private Private 1 Jun 1861 dis. 3 Sep 1862 Discharged 3 Sep 62.  Not subject to Conscription Act.  Also listed as Speairs & Speass.
Spencer James H. I Private Private 23 Apr 1861 bef. 1 Jun 1861 Listed as having deserted at Cockrum's Cross Roads, MS before unit was mustered at Corinth, MS.  Also listed as John M.
Starns Seth H. I Private Private 1 Jun 1861 c. 24 May 1864 Captured 24 May 64 at Beaver Dam, VA.  Wounded 20 Sep 63 at Chickamauga, GA.  Also listed as Starnes.
Staton James Harvey I Private Private 1 Jun 1861 des. 20 Sep 1863 Deserted 20 Sep 63 at Charlotte, NC.  NFI.
Stephens Julius H. I Private Private 1 Jun 1861 c. 6 Apr 1865 Captured 6 Apr 65 at High Bridge, VA.  Released 30 Jun 65.  Also listed as Julius A. and Stevens.
Stevens Hannibal H. I 3rd Lt. 3rd Lt. 1 Jun 1861 res. 16 Sep 1861 Resigned 16 Sep 61 due to physical disability.  Also listed as Stephens.
Stevens Lige I Private Private 27 Mar 1862 d. 20 May 1862 Died in hospital 20 May 62.  Also listed as E.W.
Stevens Thomas L. I Private Private 1 Jun 1861 trans 29 Jul 1862 Transferred to Co. C, 42nd MS Infantry 29 Jul 62.
Stevens William H.A. I Private Private 19 Aug 1861 d. 27 Jul 1863 Died 27 Jul 63 of smallpox in Gordonsville, VA.
Stevens William J. I Private Private 19 Aug 1861 trans 29 Jul 1862 Transferred to Co. C, 42nd MS Infantry 29 Jul 62 as John W.  Also listed as J.W.  Killed in action 14 Oct 63 at Bristoe Station, VA.
Thompson James Polk I Sgt. Private 1 Jun 1861 dis 3 Sep 1862 Discharged 3 Sep 62.  Not subject to Conscription Act.
Thompson M. Wirt I Private Sgt. 1 Jun 1861 dis. 25 Sep 1861 Discharged 25 Sep 61 due to disability.  Later served as 2nd Lt in Co. D, 42nd MS Infantry.  Died 2 Jul 64.  Also listed as M.M. and Wirt.
Tilghman S.J. I Private Private 7 Aug 1862 fur. 10 Sep 1863 Sent on sick furlough 10 Sep 63 and never returned.  Permanently disabled.  May have been wounded 2 Jul 63 at Gettysburg, PA.  Also listed as Taleman & Tilman.
Tilghman William C. I Private Private 7 Aug 1862 k 3 May 1863 Killed in action 3 May 63 near Fredericksburg, VA.
Tobin Matthew I Private Private 1 Jun 1861 dis. 3 Sep 1862 Discharged 3 Sep 62.  Not subject to Conscription Act.  Also listed as Toban.
Wade William J. I Private Private 27 Mar 1862 dis. 12 Nov 1862 Discharged 12 Nov 62 due to a wound in the right leg.  Also listed as W.M.
Weaver George J. I Private Sgt. 1 Jun 1861 w. 2 Jul 1863 Wounded in the left thigh 2 Jul 63 at Gettysburg, PA, captured and exchanged.  Permanently disabled.  Paroled 20 May 65 at Memphis, TN.  Promoted Sgt 15 Sep 62.  Also listed as S.J.
White Alsa C. I Private Corp. 1 Jun 1861 ret. 8 Oct 1864 Retired 8 Oct 64 by Medical Examining Board.  Wounded 20 Sep 63 at Chickamauga, GA.  Severely wounded May 6-12, 1864 in the right shoulder.  Promoted to Corp 27 Apr 62.
Williams Thomas R. I Private Private 1 Jun 1861 dis. Sep 1861 Discharged Sep 61.
Williford James E. I Private Private 1 Jun 1861 dis. 3 Sep 1862 Discharged 3 Sep 62.  Not subject to Conscription Act.  Also listed as Wileford, Willowford, & J.R.
Wilson William J. I Musician Private 1 Jun 1861 Unknown Present through Nov 64.  NFI.  Wounded in left arm 2 Jul 63 at Gettysburg, PA.

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