10th Mississippi Infantry
(from Dunbar Rowland’s "Military History of Mississippi,
1803-1898"; company listing courtesy of H. Grady Howell’s "For Dixie Land,
I’ll Take My Stand’)
Company A -- Mississippi Rifles (raised in Hinds County,
COMPANIES COMPRISING THE "NEW" 10TH MS INFANTRY:
Company D -- Mississippi Rifles [also listed as Co.
G] (raised in Hinds County, MS)
Colonels -- Seaburne M. Phillips,
died at Pensacola; Robert A. Smith, killed
at Munfordville; James Barr, Jr., died in
Georgia; James M. Walker, resigned. Lieutenant-
Colonels -- Joseph R. Davis, transferred;
G. Bullard, killed at Munfordville; James Barr, Jr., promoted; James
M. Walker, promoted; George B. Myers. Majors
-- Edward H. Gregory, James Barr, Jr., JamesM.
Dotson. Surgeons -- W. F. Camp, L.
M. Wasson, died at Chattanooga, 1863, Assistant Surgeons -- W.
J. R. Barnett, B. R. Schaeffer.
Adjutants -- William G. Paxton, Thomas H. Dickson,
E. Turner Sykes, promoted Captain and Adjutant, Walthall's Brigade;
H. French. Quartermasters -- Daniel Morrison,
George Whitfield. Commissaries -- Thomas Puckett,
Morrison. Bandmaster -- P. Rivinac.
Aggregate original enrollment, 841 officers and men.
The regiment was reorganized at Corinth, March 15,
1862, and reenlisted for two years.
The casualties of the Tenth were 8 killed, including
J. F. Moseley and D. W. Owen, 70 wounded
and 6 missing.
Colonel Barr mentioned for conspicuous bravery
James Franks, Company E; James Bridges,
Company H, and Corporal William Clark, Company
F, who gallantly carried the colors through the fight with Granger. Also,
for gallant conduct: Company A -- First Sergt. P.
Bradley, Sergts. L. T. Glaze, J. O. Phillips
and Dean, Corporals Collins and Jackson,
Privates Cooper, J. P. Walker, A. J. Bradford, J.
L. McCarcle and D. Logan. Company B
-- First Sergt. F. D. Chaplin, Sergt. Benzell Corporals
Douglas, C. Eustis, S. Orr, Privates G. T. Eisele, C. Irvine, James Wright,
William Wells, C. Jacquemine, S. W. Griffin. Company C -- Privates
William F. Law, Thomas Crayton, William Marrs. Company D -- Privates William
Wells, H. Moode, H. K. Bell. Company F -- Sergt.
D. O'Brien, Private Barney McCabe, who died within bayonet reach
of the enemy. Company G -- Privates L. G. Bullard,
N. J. Brown, D. C. Tomkins, J. H. Wright. Company K -- Privates
J. M. Prince, M. V. Hopper, Grant Holly, W. C. Lesley, T. L. C. Gresham.
Company A -- Captain A. W. Fleming, Lieuts, W. A.
Lundy, D. W. C. Smith, J. G. McGowan. Company B -- Capt.
R. A. Inge, Lieuts. T. Otis Baker, J. J. Hart, J. J. Gobeau. Company
C -- Lieuts. S. B. Jackson, Henry Brown. Company
D -- Capt. George Dobson, Lieuts. J. W. File, J.
W. Clingan. Company E -- Lieuts. W. F. Harper,
T. G. Bean. Company H -- Capt. T. J. Sharp,
Lieuts. R. H. L. Ray, P. S. Brown. Company K -- Captain
Stewart. The name of A. W. B. Prather, private of Company K, killed,
appears in the Roll of Honor.
Battle of Atlanta, July 28, `864. Maj. J. M. Dotson,
wounded. Company A -- 3 privates wounded. Company B - -Captain Inge and
First Lieut. T. Otis Baker, wounded; 2 killed, 9 wounded. Company C --
Sergt. T. J. Crayton wounded; 2 killed, 7 wounded. Company D -- 2 killed,
8 severely wounded, 3 left on field. Company E -- 6 wounded. Company F
-- Capt, W. R. Daniel wounded; 1 killed, 3 wounded. Company G -- Capt.
George McDaniel wounded, Sergt. J. L. Beene killed, Sergt. W. P. McDaniel
supposed killed; 3 killed, 7 wounded, 3 missing. Company H --- Capt. T.
I. Sharp killed, First Lieut. R. H. L. Ray mortally wounded, Second Lieut.
P. S. Brown wounded; 3 killed, 9 wounded Company I -- First Lieut. T. L.
Boggan mortally wounded, First Sergt. B. F. Ballard and Corporal T. J.
Owens severely wounded. Company K -- Capt. W. P. Stewart wounded; 1 killed,
6 wounded, 1 missing. Color bearers -- 1 killed, 5 wounded.
Lieut.-Col. Sims, of the Forty-fourth, commanded
the Tenth; Lieut. J. G. McGowan commanded Companies A and I; Capt. S. B.
Watts, Companies B and H; Capt. J. W. Fite, Companies D and G; Capt. S.
B. Jackson, Companies C, E, F and K. Lieut.-Col. Sims was severely wounded;
Adjutant William French and Ensign S. C. Lindsay, slightly wounded. Jackson
was killed, Watts captured, Fite and McGowan wounded. Total casualties,
13 killed, 35 wounded, 14 missing.
The Tenth Regiment was consolidated into three companies,
commanded by Capts. John W. Fite, T. Otis Baker and Duncan A. Campbell
(Company G). Campbell’s company had 43 members (Rietti's Annals, page 76.)
Brigadier-General Sharp's Brigade included this regiment,
also the Eighth Mississippi Battalion, representing the consolidation of
Lowrey's Brigade, and the Twenty-fourth Alabama and Nineteenth South Carolina,
the consolidation of Manigault's Brigade. This consolidated brigade was
surrendered with S. D. Lee's Corps April 26, 1865, and paroled at Greensboro,
N.C. There were 64 men of the old Tenth present. May 2, 1865, they left
High Point for home, traveling much of the way on foot. Sergeant Rietti,
who kept a daily record, said that the regiment marched 3,500 miles on
foot and was transported by rail or water 5,000 miles during its service.