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28th Mississippi Cavalry      
Company Unknown
Joseph Chaffin - Unknown   
Joseph is buried in Chaffin Cemetery, Texas. He was in Co. H. 28 Miss. Cav. CSA, according to notes made by family members. Capt. Jackson Florida Chaffin is also CSA and buried in McCulloch County, Texas, at the Chaffin Cemetery. Family records include no information regarding his service.
Contact Name:  L. Robbins
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Date Added:  8/7/2008
Company A
Virginius Erskin Jones - Private   
Virginius was born 1 Mar 1835 in Dinwiddie Co. Virginia. and died 29 June 1908 in Leggett, Polk Co. Texas. Enlisted at Jackson Mississippi on 19 March 1862 at age 24 In Capt J. T. McBee's Co. In Feb 1863 he is found in Co A [McAfee's Hussars] He is discharged 26 June 1863 by substitution - He bought his way out by paying someone else to take his place. The average price was $300. He went home and became a noted physician. He is buried at Jones Prairie Cemetery at Leggett, Polk Co. Texas . We are related by a very distant marriage.
Contact Name:  phillip thomas
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Date Added:  10/4/2019
Company A
Charles A. Land - Private   
Son of William Tylar Land & Mahulda Ramsey. Enlisted Aug 1,1863 in Holmes County,Miss. Roll for Nov-Dec 1863 shows him ' present & mounted ' Jan-Feb 1864 ' left dismounted ' ' present ' May-June 1864. July-Aug 1864 Sept-Oct 1864 ' on extra duty ' Roll dated April,1865 he is shown ' present ' Feb 28-Dec 31 1864 Part of the Confederate force surrendered May 4,1865 at Citronelle,Ala by Gen.Richard Taylor ( son of former President,Zachary Taylor )All but one of Charles`file cards in his record say ' not paid since enlistment '
Contact Name:  Glenn Land
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Date Added:  3/1/2009
Company A
Richard Dickerson Royal - Private   
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Contact Name:  Paul Royal
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Date Added:  8/28/2010
Company A
John Wesley Whittington - Private   
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Contact Name:  Paul Hoover
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Date Added:  8/29/2007
Company B
William Sleigh Gooch - Private   
William was born 22 Oct 1834 in South Carolina. The 1860 census finds him in at age 25 in Middleton district, Carroll County, Mississippi. He has 19 items in his archival file. He enlisted 20 Mar 1862 at Jackson, Miss. Capt. J.P. Scales Co of Vols. It is 100 miles to the rendezvous. His horse is valued at $150. In June he is paid $24 for use of his horse at 40 Cents per day. He served until his regiment surrendered at Citronelle and was paroled at Gainsville, Ala. 12 May 1865. He was serving under Col. J.T. McBee at the time of surrender. His unit was as one time attached to the command of Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest in the Middle Tennessee Raids. Involved in over 30 battles and skirmishes during the war including the Atlanta Campaign. We are related by a distant marriage.
Contact Name:  Phillip Thomas
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Date Added:  2/17/2024
Company C
George Washington Fletcher Jr. - Private   
George was born in Good Hope, [Rural] Leake County Mississippi. He was 22 when he enlisted at Jackson Miss. on 7 May 1862. Enlisted by Capt. Layton for three years or the war. He has 21 cards in his archival file. He had several sick episodes. 10 July 1863 he is left sick from [ line of march ] at Jackson. In Oct. he is back in his Company. Nov 1863 he is in the hospital per surgeons certificate. 25 Dec. 1864 he is wounded in action. 15 Jan 1865 he is a patient at Saint Mary's Hospital at West Point, Miss. His unit surrendered at Citronella, Alabama on 4 May 1865. George is my 2nd cousin 4 x removed.
Contact Name:  Phillip Thomas
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Date Added:  8/14/2016
Company D
Daniel M. Shannahan - Private   
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Contact Name:  Dan McCaskill
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Date Added:  7/9/2008
Company F
Thomas Nolan McDowell - Corporal   
Great Grandfather. Most records reflect 'TN' McDowell. His brother, John Tresvant (JT) McDowell, was a Cpl in Co G of the 28th. Mustered in April 1862. Wounded in left arm and right eye during Battle of Franklin, TN. Later lost use of left arm and hand. Among last Confederate units East of Mississippi River to surrender at Citronelle, AL, April 1865. POW at Selma, AL until paroled May 1865. Returned home to Panola Co. (Tocowa Springs). Wife and family deceased, home destroyed, livestock gone and fields overgrown. Later married his deceased wife's younger sister, Emma/Emily Waldrup. Received a military pension. He and Emma are buried in Magnolia Cemetery, Batesville, Ms. JT married and moved to Texas and is buried in Rice, TX.
Contact Name:  Johnny O McDowell
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Date Added:  6/28/2014
Company G
John Fletcher - 3rd Corporal   
John has 21 Cards in his archival file. He enlisted 10 March 1862 in Branden, Rankin County Miss. in Capt. J. M. Smith's Company of Cavalry, Stark's regiment Miss vols which became Co G 28th Regiment Mississippi Cavalry. His horse is valued at $175.00. It is 40 Miles to Rendezvous. Sept 1862 he is on sick furlough. 20 April 1863 promoted to 4th Sgt and to 3rd Sgt in Sept 1863. On 6 May 1863 he is on detached duty at Tuscaloosa, Alabama. His unit surrendered on 4 May 1865 at Citronella, Alabama. He was from New Hope [Rural]Leake County Miss. He was my 2nd Cousin 4 x removed
Contact Name:  Phillip Thomas
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Date Added:  8/14/2016
Company G
Asa Fletcher Jr. - Private   
Asa was 28 years old when he enlisted 1 May 1862 for 3 years at Brandon, Mississippi. Enlisted by J. M. Smith. He has 23 cards in his archival file. He was sick on several occasions in his unit and was left behind sick at Pulaski, Tenn. is June 1863. In Oct. 1864 he is serving in the recruiting unit. His unit commanded by Col. J. T. McBee surrendered at Citronella, Alabama on 12 May 1865. Asa is my 2nd cousin 4 x removed. Asa had 10 siblings, including 6 brothers all who served along with their 4 brother in Laws'. Deo Vindice
Contact Name:  Phillip Thomas
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Date Added:  8/14/2016
Company G
William Fletcher Jr. - Private   
William has 8 cards in his archival file. He was from Good Hope [Rural] Leake County Mississippi. Enlisted in Capt. J. M. Smiths Co. of Cavalry, Starks Regiment Miss Vols. on 10 March 1862 at Brandon, Miss. for 3 years or the war. His horse is valued at $175.00. It is 40 miles to rendezvous. William was sick on many occasions. Oct. 1862 he us sick at Mississippi hospital. His record ends with the CMR Jan Feb. 1863 which finds him absent sick. Family lore has it that he died in Feb. 1863. I have not located his grave. William has several brothers in this unit.
Contact Name:  Phillip Thomas
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Date Added:  8/14/2016
Company G
John Tresvant McDowell - Corporal   
Great Uncle. His brother, Thomas Nolan (TN) McDowell, was a Cpl in Co F. Mustered in April, 1862. Among last Confederate units East of Mississippi River to surrender at Citronelle, AL, April, 1865. POW at Selma, AL until paroled May, 1865. Returned home to Panola Co. and married. Later moved to Texas and is buried in Rice, TX.
Contact Name:  Johnny O McDowell
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Date Added:  6/28/2014
Company G
James Dickson McMaster - Private   
I am his Great Grandson. His father was County Judge in Brandon,Ms. (Rankin County)
Contact Name:  John Lee McMaster
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Date Added:  2/10/2011
Company G
William P Morrow - Private   
William Has 9 cards in his file. He was born in 1822 in Alabama. He enlisted at Enterprise, Mississippi on 22 August 1863. He was about 41 years old. His CMR card for July-Aug 1864 has him sick in his unit and given sick furlough. He never recovered his health. He died on 24 Oct 1882 and is buried in Carthage Cemetery,Leake County Mississippi. He was the husband of my 2nd cousin 4 x removed. Deo Vindice
Contact Name:  Phillip Thomas
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Date Added:  8/7/2016
Company H
Rufus C Burnes - Private   
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Contact Name:  Carolyn Burns
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Date Added:  5/31/2009
Company H
Thomas Green Cansler - Private   
Farmed near the town of Fulton in Itawamba County. Fought for the duration of the war surrendering with his unit in April 1865. Moved to Hillsboro, Texas after the war where he became a Methodist minister and Master Mason.
Contact Name:  Cliff Roberts
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Date Added:  6/13/2007
Company H
Jackson Florida Chaffin - Captain   
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Contact Name:  G. Gordon
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Date Added:  3/30/2010
Company H
T Wilson Nash - Private   
b. 7 may 1838 Monroe County, MS
d. 12 may 1919 Amory, MS
Enlisted. 5 jun 1861
Discharged: 4 may 1865
Buried: Hatley Cemetery, Hatley,MS
Contact Name:  Justin Nash
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Date Added:  10/15/2009
Company H
Alexander Warren - Private   
Alex was supposedly under Tucker co. raised in Monroe, Mississippi
Contact Name:  Larry Warren
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Date Added:  9/28/2005
Company K
A. B. Wortham - Unknown   
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Contact Name:  Charles Faught, Jr.
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Date Added:  8/7/2013
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