1 Regiment Partisan Rangers.
1 Battalion Partisan Rangers.
5 Battalions Sharpshooters.
1 Artillery Regiment.
1 Artillery Battalion.
1 Artillery Battery.
Jeff Davis Legion, mixed Mississippi
Under an act of the legislature of Mississippi
, August 11, 1864, creating the office of superintendent of army records and making it the duty of that officer to collect and record the names and military status of all Mississippians in the Confederate
service, Governor Clark
appointed Col. J. L. Power
In his report made to the governor of Mississippi
in October, 1865, Colonel Power
, among other things, says: ‘To enter upon the completion of these records after more than three years of active military service, involving loss of company books and muster-rolls, seemed indeed a hopeless, endless task. * * * * * The great portion of the troops from Mississippi
were in the Tennessee army, and that army, at the time of my appointment and until its final surrender, was either in line of battle or on the march, rendering it impracticable to accomplish anything in the premises.’
proceeded to Virginia
in December, 1864, to complete the records of the Mississippi
brigades in that army, but had not been able to do so when the order was given for the evacuation of Richmond
The records of Humphreys' brigade and of thirty companies in Davis' brigade, present the following as the strength and losses of the seventy companies:
Of the 2,746 men on the rolls as present and absent accounted for, about one-third were under arms when General Lee surrendered—the remainder being absent on furlough, in prison, on detail, and for other causes.
|Whole number on rolls||9,407|
|Total loss from all causes||6,661|