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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 32. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 7 1 Browse Search
A Roster of General Officers , Heads of Departments, Senators, Representatives , Military Organizations, &c., &c., in Confederate Service during the War between the States. (ed. Charles C. Jones, Jr. Late Lieut. Colonel of Artillery, C. S. A.) 1 1 Browse Search
Colonel Charles E. Hooker, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 12.2, Mississippi (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 1 1 Browse Search
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nfantryCol. W. H. Bishop   Col. E. J. Goode   8thMississippiRegimentInfantryCol. J. C. WilkinsonMay 7, 1862.  9thMississippiRegimentInfantryCol. F. E. WhitfieldFeb. 13, 1862.Promoted Brigadier-General. Col. J. R. Chahners Promoted Brigadier-General. 10thMississippiRegimentInfantryCol. James BarrFeb. 27, 1863.  Col. R. A. Smith   11thMississippiRegimentInfantryCol. F. M. GreenSept. 25, 1862.  Col. P. F. Liddell   12thMississippiRegimentInfantryCol. W. H. TaylorApril 27, 1862.  Col. Henry Hughes   13thMississippiRegimentInfantryCol. J. W. CarterAug. 10, 1862.  Col. W. T. Barksdale   14thMississippiRegimentInfantryCol. George W. Abbott   Col. Baldwin   15thMississippiRegimentInfantryCol. M. Fannell   Col. W. S. Stathin   16thMississippiRegimentInfantryCol. S. E. BakerNov. 1, 1862.  Col. Carnot Posey Promoted Brigadier-General. 17thMississippiRegimentInfantryCol. W. D. HolderApril 26, 1862.Elected member of Confederate Congress. Col. W. S. Feathers
nors which fell to the gallant sons of the State who participated. On December 8, 1861, the Mississippi regiments in the Potomac district were ordered to be organized in brigades as follows: Second, Col. W. C. Falkner; Eleventh, Col. W. H. Moore; Thirteenth, Col. William Barksdale; Seventeenth, Col. W. S. Featherston; Eighteenth, Col. T. M. Griffin—to form the First brigade, General Whiting, of the First division, which was under the command of Major-General Van Dorn. The Twelfth, Col. Henry Hughes; Sixteenth, Col. Carnot Posey; Nineteenth, Col. H. C. Mott; and the Twenty-first, Col. Benjamin G. Humphreys, were to compose the Fifth brigade of the same division, under Richard Griffith, promoted to brigadier-general. The last brigade was actually formed with the substitution of the Thirteenth for the Twelfth, and at the beginning of 1862 was stationed under D. H. Hill at Leesburg; but the other brigade was for some reason not formed, and the regiments remained separated—the Twel
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 32. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.49 (search)
H. C. Knight, second sergeant. Before the departure of the company from Port Gibson, Captain Hastings resigned, and Henry Hughes, author of Southern Sociology, and classmate of the great French imperialist, Paul Cassagnac, was elected in his steade Claiborne Guards, in Apollo Hall, a beautiful silken flag, wrought by their own fair hands! How our chivalric captain, Hughes, in responding to the address made on that occasion, promised that my brave boys will come back from the war corpses rathel, Griffith, was promoted brigadier and placed in command of the Mississippi regiments engaged in that fight, and Captain Henry Hughes, of the Claiborne Guards, elected colonel in his stead. In December, 1861, we went into winter quarters at Daviof the frozen Occoquan. From Davis' ford, in March, 1862, we began our retreat. We recall the speech delivered by Colonel Hughes on that bleak March morning, just before our departure. Said he, straightening himself up on his queer-looking war s