Colonel John Weir, 5th Mississippi

Colonel John Weir, 5th mississippi infantry. Consolidated with 3d miss battalion. Commanded lowrey’s brigade in some battles (jonesboro).
Wounded at shiloh and franklin. Survived the war.

Buried in Weir, Mississippi. The Weir home has been preserved and we dedicated it some years ago.

I host a civil war reenactment for 19 years down here. it is more of a
tactical as there was no battle here. The Battle of Townsend’s
Plantation (photos and info at townsendfirm.com)

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