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2nd Mississippi Infantry      
Company Unknown
David Marlin - 2nd Lieutenant   
Killed during Pickett's charge at Gettysburg
Contact Name:  Robert M. Webb
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Contact Homepage:  http://agrariansociety.weebly.com/
Date Added:  8/13/2011
Company A
James Wright Bonds - Private   
My wife's GGrandfather's brother. Killed at Gettysburg on 1 July 1863. Body was never recovered. Family believes his body was buried in the Gettysburg Tomb of the Unknown Soldier because of where the remains were found in the 1990's.
Contact Name:  Ken Allison
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Date Added:  9/30/2014
Company A
John Mecinas Burcham - Private   
Captured at Gettysburg, spent remainder of war in POW camp. Married widow of my wife's Great Grandfather's brother and his best friend, James Wright Bond, who was killed opening day of battle at Gettysburg
Contact Name:  Ken Allison
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Date Added:  6/5/2015
Company A
Joseph Reed - Private   
Joseph's records are provided at Film number M232 roll 33, Civil War Soldier & Sailors System (http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/). He was born 1833 in Alabama and probably died in Indian Territory, Oklahoma. Joseph was one of my cousins. He was brother to my GGGGrandfather - Samuel B. Reed, Jr.
Contact Name:  Don Patrick
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Date Added:  7/6/2008
Company A
William R Rollins - Private   
Born 26 July 1828 in TN. Enlisted 1 March 1862 at Jacinto Tishomingo Co MS. Married, Farmer. Wounded at Gettysburg 1 July 1963. Sent to Davids Island New York Union prisoner of war camp. Paroled from camp but date not clear. After the war census records lists him as a Physician. In a bio of his son-in-law it states he learned to become a Dr by attending the sick and wounded at this camp. Died 22 Apr 1896 near Manchester, Red River Co TX. Buried at Cuthand Cemetery, RR Co TX. Note: After the war he moved his family to Arkansaw and then to Texas.
Contact Name:  Carol Neal Staats
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Date Added:  2/8/2015
Company B
William G. Bookout - Private   
William G. Bookout was in the 2nd Regiment.Miss Inf.
Contact Name:  Randie Bookout
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Date Added:  10/10/2011
Company B
Charles Franklin Dry - Private   
Charles Franklin Dry enlisted in Co. B of the 2nd Mississippi Regiment in March 1861 and was confined in Chester Va. due to measles and then discharged and sent home arriving there in Tippah County Mississippi in July 1861. In March of 1862 Mr. Dry enlisted in the same Company under the same Captain and Colonel. He was then sent to various destinations including Yorktown Virginia, Fredricksburg Virginia and then to the Capital of the new nation, Richmond in that same period. From there he was sent back to Fredricksburg and ultimately was part of reinforcements to Thomas 'Stonewall' Jackson and was then sent and fought in the battle of Gaines Mill. On June 27, 1862 at about 5:00p.m. Pvt. Dry was a part of Evander Law's charge along wih Hood's Texans which broke the Union lines which ultimately helped save Richmond. It was at this time that Pvt. Dry received the wound which caused him to loose his right leg. Pvt. Dry was sent to a hospital to in Manchester Va. for 6 weeks. Pvt. Dry then was sent to the Bacon & Baskerfield Tobacco Comapny in Richmond Virginia which had been converted into a hospital. Pvt Dry stayed there for two weeks until his Uncle, Martin Dry, sent for him and he stayed with his uncle in Concord, NC and then was sent home to Tippah County Mississippi in 1863.
Contact Name:  John Baker
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Date Added:  6/30/2009
Company C
Jabez William Butler - 4th Sergeant   
Drafted in July 1862.
When his wife Ary, was pregnant with my Great Grandfather, Jabez William Butler, Jr. he deserted December 7th, 1862. Returned to service 20 Feb 1963, the month after he was born.
Contact Name:  Gregory M Harris
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Date Added:  9/30/2018
Company C
garland g. lesley - Private   
wounded at gains mill lost fingers right hand
Contact Name:  james l. taylor
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Date Added:  6/30/2009
Company D
Ransom Selkirk Daily - Private   
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Contact Name:  Stephen Moyers Woodard
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Contact Homepage:  Givem Tha Cold Steel Boys
Date Added:  11/3/2015
Company D
John Washington Wilson - Private   
He was presented membership on the CS Roll of Honor for actions at Bethesda Church May 31, 1864
Contact Name:  John Merrill
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Date Added:  7/22/2006
Company E
William Sparks - Private   
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Contact Name:  Larry Meyers
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Date Added:  3/23/2010
Company F
John Bednigo Booker - Private   
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Contact Name:  Lucy Booker Roper
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Date Added:  6/11/2005
Company F
Elijah Messer-Mercer - Private   
Wounded at Gettysburg, left chest & arm. Also appears in 2nd Miss. Cav. Co 'A'.
Contact Name:  Joe M. Mercer Jr.
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Date Added:  6/12/2005
Company F
Marion Messer-Mercer - 3rd Corporal   
Also appears in 3rd Battalion (Ashcrafts)Cavalry Co. 'A & E' & 2nd Miss. Cav. Co. 'A'.
Contact Name:  Joe Mercer
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Date Added:  6/12/2005
Company F
Joseph T Webb - Unknown   
I would like to get his service records.
Contact Name:  Tommy D. Webb Sr
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Contact Homepage:  aol
Date Added:  4/3/2008
Company G
Berry M. Ellzey - Private   
Severely wounded (hip) at 1st Manassas 7/21/1861. Discharged for disability due to wound at Camp Fisher, VA on 10/27/1861 by order of General Johnston.
Contact Name:  Vickie Penna
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Date Added:  11/30/2006
Company G
Elijah H. Ellzey - Private   
Killed in battle at 2nd Manassas on 8/29/1862.
Contact Name:  Vickie Penna
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Date Added:  11/30/2006
Company H
Samuel Jackson Brandon - Private   
My ggg-grandfather enlisted on Aug. 10, 1861, at Camp Jones, Va., by Lt. Stone. He is listed as 26 years old, but this doesn't jibe. Born April 12, 1839, in Alabama, S.J. Brandon figures to have been 22 at time of enlistment.

Mustered into Co. H, known as the 'Coonewah Rifles.'

Fought in the following battles:
1st Manassas: July 21, 1861
Seven Pines: May 30-June 1, 1862
South Mountain: Sept. 14, 1862
Gettysburg: July 1,3 1863
Falling Water: July 14, 1863
Bristoe Station: October 14, 1863
Wilderness: May 5, 1864 (suffered wound that resulted in loss of leg)

Appears on register of Receiving and Wayside Hospital (General Hospital No. 9), Richmond, Va.
Admitted, Aug. 6, 1864.

Died May 12, 1913, at Beauvoir Veterans Home. Buried in Beauvoir Confederate Cemetery, Biloxi, Miss.

Brother of Philip F. Brandon (b. 1837), who served in Co. F ('Magnolia Rifles') of 2nd Mississippi Infantry before transferring into Co. H.
Contact Name:  Joseph Cortez
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Date Added:  9/20/2007
Company H
Franklin R Brookshire - 2nd Lieutenant   
Lt. Brookshire enlisted in mississippi as a Corp. in the infantry. He re-enlisted and was made a lt. He was killed at Gaines Mill. Have not been able to find his grave over the internet.
Contact Name:  Dennis Adams
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Date Added:  10/16/2007
Company H
George H. Jones - Private   
born 04-03-1844, died 09-29-1919, enlisted 03-17-1862, discharged 04-09-1865, buried in Magnolia Gardens addition 1 plot 366, downtown Lucedale, Ms.
Contact Name:  James Trussell
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Date Added:  8/5/2010
Company H
Lewis A McPherson - Private   
This is my great-grandfather It appears he served in the 2nd Inf was sent home with a disability and re-enlisted in the 31st Miss Inf
Contact Name:  Pam Stanlick
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Date Added:  2/29/2008
Company H
William Franklin Smith - Private   
Enlisted as a Private on 29 April 1861 at the age of 18.
Killed at Gettysburg, PA on 1 July 1863.
(Click homepage for image)
Contact Name:  Eric Stone
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Contact Homepage:  http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c341/armistead46/Pictures/WilliamFranklinSmith.jpg
Date Added:  7/16/2010
Company H
John W Ware - Private   
Joined: April 29, 1861 Age:22
Enrolled At: Pontotoc, MS Enrolled By: Capt. Taylor
Born: Mississippi Marital Status: Single Residence Tupelo, MS
Severely wounded and capture July 1, 1863 at Gettysburg.
Leg amputated above the knee in Union Field Hospital.
Sent to De Camp General Hospital, Davids Island, NY.
Paroled to City Point, VA Sep 27, 1863.
Furloughed from hospital in Richmond for 2 days from Oct 8, 1863.
Last Company Muster (Jan/Feb 1865) remarked: ' Has authority to appear before Medical Examining Board for retirement.
Contact Name:  John Ware III
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Date Added:  10/28/2012
Company H
George W. Weatherington - Private   
Joined August 10, 1861 at age 22. Wounded on August 29, 1862 at Second Manassas. Returned to duty. Killed in battle at Gettysburg on July 1, 1863. Older brother to Thomas Benton Weatherington (see below).
Contact Name:  Michael R. Brasher
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Contact Homepage:  https://www.mrbrasher.com/the-2nd-mississippi-infa
Date Added:  7/25/2003
Company H
Thomas Benton Weatherington - Private   
Joined March 15, 1862 at age 18. Named to Confederate Roll of Honor for actions in battle at Boonesboro (South Mountain), Maryland on September 14, 1862. Wounded in both legs in battle at Sharpsburg, Maryland on September 17, 1862. Furloughed and returned to duty. Severely wounded (left shoulder and face) in Battle of the Wilderness on May 5, 1864. Furloughed, permanently disabled. Younger brother to George W. Weatherington (see above).
Contact Name:  Michael R. Brasher
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Contact Homepage:  https://www.mrbrasher.com/the-2nd-mississippi-infa
Date Added:  7/25/2003
Company I
Samuel Addison Campbell - 1st Lieutenant   
My GG Grandfather born in Rockhill, S.C.
Cherry Creek Rifles, Co I. Mustered in w/ Company G.
Found a letter online but was unable to purchase it, written by Campbell: WE HAVE JUST ARRIVED AT HARPERS FERRY, THE ABOLITIONISTS WILL NOT BE ABLE TO TAKE IT, May 22nd, 1861, Harpers Ferry, VA. 1 large page in ink to Mr. Caldwell from Lt. Samuel A. Campbell, Company I, 2nd Mississippi Infantry, "Cherry Creek Rifles". He relates in part...We have just arrived at Harpers Ferry, it is impregnable and can't be taken by the abolitionists, the mountains are alive with men, many became sick and were left along the road, Ben [Ben Caldwell] is well, he says he does not want to come home until this is settled as his heart is in Mississippi, send regards to all at home...S.A. Campbell.
Buried at Cherry Creek Cemetery, Pontotoc, MS. 12/7/1827 to 5/24/1917

Also related to Lewis A McPherson, 2nd Mississippi, Co. H.
Contact Name:  Richard McPherson
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Date Added:  7/2/2018
Company I
Mathias mathew Nelms - Captain   
This is my great great grandfather
Contact Name:  Kevin Nelms
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Date Added:  5/29/2013
Company I
Monroe Yeager - Private   
enlisted in Co I the 'Cherry Creek Rifles' in 1861 in Pontotoc Cty, MS. Killed in action, July 3, 1863, Gettysburg, PA.
Contact Name:  Robert Myers
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Date Added:  12/16/2009
Company K
William T. Goode - Private   
William enlisted in Iuka, Mississippi March 1st 1862. Wounded at the Battle of Seven Pines on May 31st, 1862, Wounded for a second time at the Battle of Sharpsburg on September 17th, 1862, where he was captured and died due complications from amputation of left leg on January 15th, 1863. His grave is #189 at the Mt. Olivet Hospital Cemetery at Frederick, MD.
Contact Name:  Ron Goode
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Date Added:  4/23/2008
Company K
James Monroe Harriage - Private   
KIA - 2nd Manassas (Bull Run)
Contact Name:  Bob Conner
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Contact Homepage:  http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/24485855/family
Date Added:  3/28/2014
Company K
John Washington Tilllman Harriage - Private   
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Contact Name:  Bob Conner
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Contact Homepage:  http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/24485855/family
Date Added:  3/28/2014
Company K
James Chesley Hughes - Private   
My great grandfather was James C. Hughes. After the war he was a preacher at the My. Giiiead Baptist Church of Christ at Iuka, Mississippi. He is buried in the Mt. Gillead Cemetary. My grandfather was Owen W. Hughes. He was born in Jacinto, and raised in Iuka; where he met and married my grandmother who was Fannie Seago. They moved to Nashville,TN. and had three daughters( actually, at least Willard and Frances were born in Iuka), one of whom was my mother, Nancy Frances Hughes (Grainer). Owen was an attorney,a judge and one of the early Deans of the YMCA Law School (presently the Nashville School of Law)in Nashville. He and my grandmother are buried in Woodlawn Cemetary ( Nashville ). My mother and my Aunt Sis(Willard) are deceased, and my Aunt Toppy(Louise) lives in So Californis.
Contact Name:  Emmett John Grainer Jr
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Date Added:  6/7/2004
Company L
John Jacob McCarty - Private   
1838-1862 Enlisted 3 March 1862 in Ripley. Killed in action at Sharpsburg 17 Sept 1862.
Contact Name:  George Hill
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Date Added:  9/22/2013
Company L
Richard Robert Stalnaker - Private   
I am looking for anything i can find out about him, i think he died in Richmond Va 9-1862
Contact Name:  Beth
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Date Added:  3/30/2007
Company L
Adam Cornelius Wade - Private   
GG Grandfather's brother and grandson of Pvt. John Adams shows Sr., VA and GG grandson of Pvt. Joseph Powell, NY, American Revolution.



Contact Name:  David Hampton Bell, SCV322196
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Contact Homepage:  http://genlouishebert.com/
Date Added:  10/9/2012
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