1st Mississippi Regiment, Co. A
Walker Reserves

Submitted by Tim Harrison


Organized in April 1861 for three years or the war.  The First Regiment was completed in August 1861 and ordered into camp of instruction at Iuka, MS. The field officers were elected 10 September, 1861. The First was one of the four regiments sent by Governor Pettus to Kentucky to reinforce Gen. Albert Sidney Johnston. Camp near Hopkinsville, Ky., October 17, 1861.  Regimental officers included: John M. Simonton, Colonel; A. S. Hamilton, Lt. Col.; and T. H. Johnson, Major.  Company A was formed in Marshall County, MS, though it included some me from DeSoto County, mostly the Olive Branch area.  Company officers when organized were:

Captain – George Mosely
1st Lt – Isaac K. Snoddy
2nd Lt. – Oliver F. Eddins
3rd Lt. – James M. Glenn

The company was captured at Fort Donelson, TN in February 1862.  After their parole, the company was at Port Hudson, LA were they were captured a second time in 1863.  Once again paroled, the company was in the Army of Tennessee under General Joseph Johnston and John B. Hood, taking part in the Georgia campaign and the battles at Franklin and Nashville, TN.  Afterward the joined General Johnston in North Carolina and were present at the surrender.

The names of men from DeSoto are in italics.

John C. Rietti, in his book, Military Annals of Mississippi Confederate (p. 19), lists the following members of Company A:

Mosely, George – Captain
Snoddy, Isaac K. – 1st Lt.
Eddins, Oliver F. – 2nd Lt.
Glenn, James M. – 3rd Lt.
Anderson, Arnold – 1st Corporal.  Appointed 3rd Sgt Aug. 28, 1861.
Howard, Robert J. – 2nd Cpl.
Dean, Samuel T. – died Oct. 26, 1861.

Privates:
Boyd, Charles J.
Boyd, James A.
Brown, Fontaine E.
Black, Andrew S.
Beasley, Thos. J. – died Oct. 28, 1861
Beasley, Barnett – died Oct. 26, 1861
Ballen, E. W.
Crenshaw, Nat. B. – Appointed 4th Sgt
Crutcher, Elbert J.
Crook, James L.
Dean, Robert J.
Eddins, Wm. L.
Eddins, L. G.
Falkner, L. G. – Appointed 2nd Sgt
Fletcher, George H.
Goodrich, Robert
Glitzsman, Aaron
Howard, Thadeus M.
Hughey, Wm. H.
Harraway, Robert E.
Martin, Leander H.
Matthews, Julius L.
Moseley, James F.
Mosely, Thomas P.
Moseley, Wm. H.
Moseley, Tully E.
Matthews, John R.
McCargo, Robert P.
McCrory, William F.
Nesbitt, Samuel
Nesbitt, Thos. J. – Appointed 4th Sgt
Neblett, Bug. A. – Appointed 1st Sgt
Payne, George F.
Proctor, Thomas A.
Rodman, Wm. D.
Robertson, Wm. L.
Smylie, John
Snoddy, Isaac R. – Elected 3rd Lt.
Scruggs, Wm. H.
Thompson, James
Wilson, James C.
Whitfield, Napoleon V.
Walton, George F.

The National Park Service’s Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System listed the following members of Company A:


Last Name
First Name
Company
Rank_In
Rank_Out
Alexander Squire A Teamster Teamster
Alley William D. A First Sergeant First Sergeant
Anthony Virgil J. A Private Private
Arnold Anderson A Sergeant Sergeant
Ballen Edmand W. A Private Private
Bealew E. W. A Private Private
Beasley Barnett A Private Private
Beasley Thomas J. A Private Private
Black A. T. A Private Private
Boyd Charles J. A Private Corporal
Boyd James A. A Private Sergeant
Brouough David A Private Private
Brown Fontain E. A Private Private
Burdett Ruben C. A Corporal Corporal
Burdine G.F. A Private Private
Clarke Samuel L. A Private .
Collins Samuel A Private Private
Colson Henry T. A Private Private
Conner James F. A Private Private
Conner William A Private Private
Covington James R. A Private Private
Covington Thomas W. A Private Private
Crenshaw Napoleon B. A Private Private
Crook James L. A Private Private
Crook Joseph L. A Private Private
Crutcher Elbert J. A Sergeant Private
Davis Walter S. A Private Private
Dean Robert J. A Private Private
Dean Samuel F. A Corporal Corporal
Desmond Daniel A Private Private
Dill John H. A Private Private
Durrum George M.A. A Private Private
Eddings Joseph A. A Private Private
Eddins E. F. A Second Lieutenant First Lieutenant
Eddins O. J. A Second Lieutenant First Lieutenant
Eddins Oliver F. A Second Lieutenant First Lieutenant
Eddins William G. A Private Sergeant
Eddins William L. A Private Private
Edins J. A Private Private
Elbert Oliver A Quartermaster Sergeant Quartermaster Sergeant
Enis Hugh A Private .
Falkner Leander G. A Sergeant Second Lieutenant
Faulkner L.J. A Sergeant Second Lieutenant
Fletcher George H. A Private Private
Ford J. A. A Private Private
Fugler James J. A Private Private
Galvin Michael A Private Private
Garth James C. A . .
Garth William H. A . .
Gillham Richard A . .
Gillzman Aaron A Private Private
Gleitzman A. A Private Private
Glenn D.C. A Second Lieutenant Second Lieutenant
Glenn J.M. A Sergeant Brevet Second Lieutenant
Glenn James M. A Sergeant Brevet Second Lieutenant
Glitzman Aaron A Private Private
Goff Thomas A Private Private
Goodrich R.C. A Private Private
Goodrich Robert A Private Private
Graydon Henry A. A . .
Hall William B. A Private Private
Haraday R. E. A Private Private
Haraway Robert E. A Private Private
Hardy George M. A Sergeant Sergeant
Hardy Robert C. A Private Private
Harper Pinckney R. A Private Private
Harriway R. E. A Private Private
Henry Colbert M. A Private Private
Herrington Martin A. A Private Private
Howard I. J. A Corporal Third Lieutenant
Howard James R. A Corporal Third Lieutenant
Howard Robert J. A Corporal Third Lieutenant
Howard Thaddeus M. A Private Private
Howell Bracket A Private Private
Howell Bracket O. A Private Private
Huey W. H. A Private Private
Hughes W. H. A Private Private
Hughey William H. A Private Private
Hull W. H. A Corporal Corporal
Ingram E.N. A Private Private
Ingram Eben N. A Private Private
Johnson Samuel H. A . .
Johnson W.A. A Private Private
Johnston James A Private Private
Johnston W.H. A Private Private
Jones W.J. A Private Private
Kelly William J. A Corporal Corporal
Kimball Francis A. A Private Private
Lenard James R. A Private Private
Leonard James A Private Private
Lofton Thomas A. A . .
Martin Felix A. A Private Private
Martin James S. A . .
Martin Leander H. A Private Private
Matthews John R. A Private Private
Matthews Julius L. A Private Sergeant
McCargo Robert P. A Private Corporal
McClory W.F. A Private Private
McCrory William F. A Private Private
McDonald Trissey A Private Private
McGaha William M. A Private Private
McLee A.T. A Private Private
McNudy W. A Private Private
McRae James M. A Private Private
McRae W.A. A Private Corporal
McRae William H. A Private Corporal
McRorey W.F. A Private Private
Morris Thomas A Private Private
Morris Thomas A. A Private Private
Mosby J. F. A Private Private
Moseley George M. A Captain Captain
Moseley James F. A Private Private
Moseley Thomas P. A Private Private
Moseley Tulley E. A Private Private
Moseley William H. A Private Private
Mosley J. L. A Private Private
Myers A. J. A . .
Nabors Harrison K. A Private Private
Neber Harrison K. A Private Private
Neblitt Eugene A. A Private Private
Nesbett Eugene A. A Private Private
Nesbett Jr. Samuel A Private Private
Nesbit Samuel A Private Private
Nesbitt Thomas J. A Private Private
Nolton Daniel A Private Private
Owings Benjamin F. A Private Private
Patterson Nathan S. A First Lieutenant First Lieutenant
Patton H. N. A Private Private
Payne George F. A Private Private
Powell Samuel A Private Private
Prescott J. A. A Private Private
Procter P.H. A Private Private
Proctor Thomas A. A Private Private
Reed W.M. A Private Private
Reed William A Private Private
Reed William E. A Private Private
Robertson William M. A Private Private
Robinson John D. A Private Private
Rodman William D. A Private Sergeant Major
Rogers David C.C. A Third Lieutenant Third Lieutenant
Scruggs William H. A Private Private
Simmons T.J. A Private Private
Smith James C. A Private Private
Smylie John A Private Private
Snoddy Isaac R. A First Lieutenant First Lieutenant
Stewart Charles E. A Private Private
Stewart Charles M.D. A Private Private
Stuart C.E. A Private Private
Theral Thomas B. A . .
Therrill Ellick J. A Private Private
Thompson James A Private Private
Turner Silas A Private Private
Walton George F. A Private Sergeant
Walton James C. A Private Private
Wells William J. A Private Private
Whitfield Napoleon V. A Private Corporal
Wilkes Joseph A. A Private Private
Williams Robert A Private Private
Worthington Ed. A Private Private
Baldwin H.C. A,D Private Private
Matthews Jacob H. A,G Private Private

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