Blythe's Battalion, Cavalry


Since the troops commanded by Green L. Blythe were state troops, record keeping and availability of records is scarce. It appears that Blythe commanded a couple of different organizations: 1st (Blythe's) Battalion Mississippi Cavalry Minutemen (also known as 2nd Regiment, Mississippi Partisan Rangers and 1st Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry State Troops) and a late war organization simply called Blythe's Battalion. All efforts have been made at distinguishing between these groups. Almost certainly the names of some that served under Blythe have been lost.

Green L. Blythe, of DeSoto County, was commissioned Major of the First Battalion of Cavalry, State troops (Minute Men) on 25 September, 1862. He was commissioned Colonel of the First Regiment Cavalry, State troops, 29 April, 1863. The companies of his command were to a considerable extent organized under the act of Congress authorizing partisan rangers. The command was sometimes referred to as the Second Regiment, Partisan Rangers. In 1864-65 Major Blythe was commanding a battalion of State troops, in which were included the following: Companies A & B, of Senatobia, then part of DeSoto County.

Below is a roster of men who served in Blythe's Battalion extracted from the Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System of the National Park Service. Because the same soldier was sometimes listed more than once due to variations in spelling his name, the total number given is inflated. The listing has not been changed because there is no way to determine where these spelling errors have occurred.


Blythe's Battalion, Mississippi State Troops

Last Name First Name Company Rank_In Rank_Out
Allman J. M. A Private Private
Billingsley B. A Private Private
Blanchord H.C. A Private Private
Boggan H. A Private Private
Boothe G. W. P. A Private Private
Brown M. A Private Private
Bruton J. J. A Private Private
Carrington G. P. A Private Private
Castle A.C. A Private Private
Chappell J.M.W. A Private Private
Clanton P.H. A Private Private
Conrad L. A Private Private
Cooper C. A 2nd Lt. 2nd Lt.
Deshazo L. A Private Private
Epps W. E. A Sergeant Sergeant
Farris P.H. A Private Private
Furgusson J. C. A Private Private
Gaiden S. W. A Private Private
Garrett L. B. A Private Private
Garrett Louis B. A Private Private
Garrett M. A Private Private
Gasthing H. M. A Private Private
Gathing H. M. A Private Private
Greer G. A Private Private
Harris R. J. A Sergeant Sergeant
James W.M. A Private Private
Johnson G. A Private Private
Johnson Hugh L. A 2nd Lt. 2nd Lt.
Kennedy G. A Private Private
Lea R.C. A Private Private
Lewis F. A Private Private
Lewis James A Private Private
McAninch Z.T. A Private Private
McElhaney J.H. A Private Private
McFaddin W.M. A Sergeant Sergeant
Meux J.O. A Private Private
Mills L. A Sergeant Sergeant
Oliver Jr. Sim A Private Private
Parsons W. L. A Private Private
Patton W. E. A Private Private
Perry B. F. A Private Private
Perry Ben. A Private Private
Perry Sr. D. J. A Private Private
Phillips J. R. A Private Private
Quinlan J.M. A Private Private
Ragsdale S. A Private Private
Redding F.W. A Sergeant Sergeant
Redding T.W. A Sergeant Sergeant
Rigney J.M. A Private Private
Saunders T. A Private Private
Schwartz J. G. A Private Private
Simpson Scott A Private Private
Sowell J.A. A Private Private
Thacker J. A Private Private
Thomas Mathew A Private Private
Tucker J.B. A Private Private
Tucker J.C. A Private Private
Tucker J.W. A Private Private
Turner James A Private Private
Turner Sim. A Private Private
Vickars J.M. A Private Private
Walker James F. A 1st Lt. 1st Lt.
Walker W.J.V. A Private Private
Wall J.M. A Private Private
Walton Jessee A Private Private
Watson J. A Private Private
Watson P. A Private Private
White Allen A Private Private
White S.C. A Private Private
Mosley M. W. A,D Private Private
Albright E. M. B Private Private
Arnold Charles B Private Private
Betts Alonzo B Sergeant Sergeant
Bolton P. B Private Private
Boone P. C. B Private Private
Bradley B. B Corporal Corporal
Callicut C. G. B 2nd Lt. 2nd Lt.
Callicut T. P. B Private Private
Clark W. A. B Private Private
Coleman T. P. B Sergeant Sergeant
Crompton P. B Private Private
Dean A. B Private Private
Deshaya J. B Private Private
Driver J. B Private Private
Durham J.P. B Private Private
Fitzhugh C. H. B Private Private
Freeze P. B Private Private
Gillespie J.A. B Private Private
Gillespie W.A. B Private Private
Harper Ed B Private Private
Henry F. B Private Private
Hood M. B Private Private
Ingraham S.P. B Private Private
Jeffries Thom. B Corporal Corporal
Jeffries W.G. B Private Private
Jenny P.D. B Private Private
Jones C. B Private Private
Jones S.H. B Private Private
Jones W. B Private Private
Martin W.L. B 1st Lt. 1st Lt.
McCinney John B Private Private
McClinny J.C. B Private Private
McCracken D.S. B Sergeant Sergeant
McHenry J.R. B Private Private
McKinney D.B. B Private Private
McRae J. B Private Private
Medlin J.M. B Sergeant Sergeant
Morgan D. H. B Private Private
Mosby R. O. B 2nd Lt. 2nd Lt.
Muckelrath A. B Private Private
Mucklerath A. B Private Private
Mynck A. A. B Private Private
Neusom C. B Private Private
Neusom M. A. B Private Private
Newsom M. A. B Private Private
Newton W. B Private Private
Norfleet A. A. B Private Private
Patterson P. H. B. B Private Private
Perry L. B Private Private
Poag Sam B 1st Sgt. 1st Sgt.
Pritchard B. B Private Private
Rodger W.C. B Private Private
Roper J.H. B Private Private
Sowell S. B Private Private
Sowell . B Private Private
Spencer T.J. B Private Private
Stallians G.W. B Private Private
Strain P.D. B Private Private
Thornton John B Corporal Corporal
Thornton M.A. B Private Private
Vaughan B.R. B Private Private
Walker H.M. B Private Private
Walker P.H. B Private Private
Wall J.C. B Private Private
Westbrook H. B Private Private
Williams M. B Private Private
Woolf George B Private Private
Woolf L. B Private Private
Wooten S.B. B Private Private
Lawrence J.R. C Private Private
Stacy I.J. C Private Private
Johnson J.L. F,A Private Private
Blackwell S.G. . Private Private
Brown William . Private Private
Ham J.T. . Private Private
Hampson H.C. . Private Private
Hicks Mathew . Private Private
Lenard W.H. . Private Private
Medden J.L. . Private Private
Mullens John W. . Private Private
Nix Horrace L. . Private Private
Sing James . Private Private
Tate J.M. . Capt./Act. QM Capt/Act. QM
Thomas J.W. . Private Private
Wood T.G. . Private Private

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