Category Archives: Mississippi Regiments

James Alexander Penn, 6th Mississippi Infantry; captured after Franklin in Hood’s retreat

1. Full names of soldier: James Alexander Penn 2. Rank, unit served with, etc. 2nd Sergeant, Company A/6th Mississippi Infantry 3. Any personal info about the soldier that you’re aware of. He was born in Louisiana and at the beginning of the … Continue reading

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Samuel A. Farmer, Private, Company A of the 39th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry, “Simpson Grays”, Sears Brigade

1. Full names of soldier. Samuel A. Farmer 2. Rank, unit served with, etc. Private, Company A of the 39th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry, “Simpson Grays”, Sears Brigade 3. Any personal info about the soldier that you’re aware of. Samuel A. … Continue reading

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William Princeton Wilson, Private, Mississippi 33rd Inf Reg., Co. B

He was born in 1847 and enlisted from Amite County, MS in 1862 and served until the end of the war, never being injured. (must have been good at ducking).  He survived the war and is buried in the Wilson … Continue reading

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Samuel B. Miears, Private, Co. A, Orr Guards, 31st Mississippi Infantry Regiment

1. Samuel B. Miears 2. Private, Co. A, Orr Guards, 31st Mississippi Infantry Regiment 3. S.B. Miears was born 09 Dec 1826 in AL and died 30 Nov 1864, Battle of Franklin, TN. Married Lou Emily Burke 09 Oct 1845. Lou … Continue reading

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Charles H. Dudley, 31st MS Infantry

My name is Scott Dudley. I am a direct descendent of a Charles H. Dudley of the 31st Miss. reg. He had 2 brothers that were killed in the Atlanta battles. Charles was captured at the battle of Nashville and died … Continue reading

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Cornelius E Grimmer, Pvt, Co I, 29th Miss Infantry

I have a relative that was in the 29th Mississippi Regiment. I have very little information on him except the following: Cornelius E Grimmer Private Company I 29th Mississippi He did survive the war and returned to De Soto, Mississippi … Continue reading

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Isaac Reeder, Sgt., Co A, 31st Miss Infantry, KIA at Franklin

1. Isaac Reeder 2. Enlisted as “3 Sgt” in Co. A (Orr’s Guards) at Red Land, Miss On Feb 28, 1862. This company soon became designated as Co. A, 31st Mississippi. After returning to his unit from the hospital at … Continue reading

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