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6th Mississippi Infantry      
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David C Clark - Private   
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Contact Name:  jerry stevens
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Date Added:  7/10/2007
Company Unknown
John Herbert Clark - Private   
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Contact Name:  jerry stevens
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Date Added:  7/10/2007
Company Unknown
Issac Garner - 1st Corporal   
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Contact Name:  randy
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Date Added:  10/31/2009
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Wiley Hales - Private   
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Contact Name:  Thomas Cotten
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Date Added:  5/18/2008
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william w reeves - Private   
My great uncle. Fought with 6th ms under claburne at shiloh & was killed there. 19 years old. from rankin co
Contact Name:  wm. dewees
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Date Added:  3/6/2010
Company A
James E Dear - Private   
Died 17 Jan 1862 Bowling Green, KY
Buried Fairview Cemetery - Unmarked Grave
Contact Name:  jerry stevens
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Date Added:  7/10/2007
Company A
Adolphus D. Latham - Private   
(Born - 22 Sep 1831)
(Died - Aft. 1900 in Mississippi)
(Father - James Lewis Latham)
(Mother - Nancy Jane Eustace)
(Married - Virginia Harriett Lawhorne and Mary E. Craig Rigby)
Contact Name:  David Lewis
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Date Added:  9/17/2006
Company A
Solomon Mangum - Lieutenant   
solomon mangum, son of solomon & Zilla Chapman Mangum. sister to Jesse Chapman my great-great grand-father.
seriously wounded at Vicksburg.
Contact Name:  V.C. Davenport
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Date Added:  7/3/2012
Company A
Shadrack Myers - Private   
Killed in Action, 6 April 1862, Shiloh, TN.
Contact Name:  Robert Myers
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Date Added:  3/8/2010
Company A
Henry J West - Unknown   
Henry West died 6 Apr 1862 in the Battle of Shiloh
Contact Name:  Bobbi Crum
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Contact Homepage:  dusty20
Date Added:  1/24/2008
Company B
Elisha L Alford - Captain   
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Contact Name:  Paul Alford
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Date Added:  3/22/2010
Company B
J. B. Rutherford - Private   
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Contact Name:  Gayle Hennington
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Date Added:  2/19/2004
Company B
Preston H Stevens - Corporal   
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Contact Name:  jerry stevens
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Date Added:  7/10/2007
Company C
Periander Lysander Barrett - Private   
My g-g-grandfather was a farmer from Neshoba county. After Shiloh, he was captured and imprisoned at Camp Chase in Ohio. Living conditions were poor and he died of sickness, most likely smallpox.
Contact Name:  James Stafford
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Contact Homepage:  https://www.cem.va.gov/cems/lots/campchase.asp
Date Added:  7/19/2020
Company C
William Harvey Honea - Private   
My Great Grandfather, William Harvey Honea, was mustered into the 6th Mississippi Infantry at Hazelhurst, Mississippi August 1862. He was fifteen years old. He was taken prisoner by the yankees in '64 and held in a POW camp at Natchez. He was released at the end of the war after giving the 'oath'. He returned to Copiah County Mississippi and married Matilda Crawford. They had thirteen children, including my grandfather, Elijah Honea. William Harvey Honea died in 1926 and is buried in the 'Owens' Cemetery in Simpson County Mississippi. His grave marker is etched with the U.C.V. (United Confederate Veterans) and the Confederate battle flag.
Contact Name:  Joey Honea
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Date Added:  11/27/2007
Company C
Hiram Prestage - Private   
Enlisted in the 6th MS, fought at Shiloh. Later with the 40th MS at Vicksburg. Two sons William J. Prestage and Robert A Prestage. His son Robert married Anna Laura Anglin whose father, Jefferson Anglin, was with the 40th MS and was captured at the battle of Big Black River.
Contact Name:  william prestage
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Date Added:  11/25/2009
Company C
Jefferson Sanders - Private   
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Contact Name:  Paul H. McMillan
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Contact Homepage:  msn.com
Date Added:  12/19/2006
Company D
james Bunyard - 4th Corporal   
James Bunyard is my gggranfather on my maternal gfathers side. He server throughout the war in almost all engagements and was mortally wounded outside Atlanta and died 14 days later in Macon Ga. He is buried in the CSA plot in Macon. He is mentioned in the book 'THE Bloody 6th' and I have all muster and medical records as well as death cert. Thanks.
Contact Name:  charles holder
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Contact Homepage:  cah10722
Date Added:  8/16/2011
Company D
Miles Davis - Private   
Killed in Action, 6 April 1862, Shiloh, TN.
Contact Name:  Robert Myers
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Date Added:  3/8/2010
Company D
Daniel Miley Dukes - Private   
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Contact Name:  Nicole Rinewalt
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Date Added:  2/4/2013
Company D
Jonathan Rimer Edwards - 2nd Corporal   
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Contact Name:  Jay Jones
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Date Added:  7/18/2005
Company D
William Caswell Hopson - 1st Corporal   
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Contact Name:  Lydia Hopson
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Date Added:  2/22/2008
Company D
Lyttleton Hardy Johnson - Private   
My g-g-g grandfather was born in Tennessee but moved to Rankin County, Mississippi in the 1850s. He joined the Lowry Rifles, Company D of the regiment, in late 1861 or early 1862. At the battle of Champion Hill he was with the part of the regiment that was sent out as skirmishers and got cut off and were forced to retreat into Vicksburg after the battle. He survived the siege of Vicksburg and afterwards was detailed on a surgeon's certificate for disability and assigned to Brandon, Mississippi, where he assisted in collecting the tax-in-kind from local farmers.
Contact Name:  Jeff T. Giambrone
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Date Added:  10/14/2006
Company D
William Green Rasberry - Private   
My 3rd Great grandfather, W.G. Rasberry, was killed during the Battle of Port Gibson May 1863 when his leg was shot off by a cannon ball. This was reportedly at or near Little Bayou Pierre.

A story was passed down in the family that he asked one of his fellow soldiers [with the last name of Thorn] to sing hymns to him as he lay dying on the field.

Contact Name:  Judy Sweets
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Date Added:  9/5/2014
Company D
Isham F Sanders - Private   
Isham F. Sanders' headstone in Holly Cemetery, Houston County, TX lists Co D of the 6th Miss Inf. Would like any info supporting this fact.
Contact Name:  Keith A. McDaniel
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Date Added:  11/19/2011
Company E
James G. Till - Corporal   
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Contact Name:  aubrey hayden
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Date Added:  8/29/2004
Company E
Archiebald D Warren - Private   
Wounded in the hand during the siege of Vicksburg.
Contact Name:  Ben Warren
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Date Added:  5/23/2011
Company F
Oliver D. Clement - Private   
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Contact Name:  Gayle Hennington
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Date Added:  2/19/2004
Company F
James Ragus - Private   
Enlisted 24 Aug 1861 at Grenada, Mississippi. Military occupation shown as ''teamster or waggoner''. Captured and paroled at Vicksburg July 1863. He returned to his unit following Vicksburg.
Contact Name:  Ella Allbright
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Date Added:  7/9/2004
Company F
Cinncinatus Slay - Private   
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Contact Name:  Gayle Hennington
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Date Added:  2/19/2004
Company F
Corydon Slay - Private   
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Contact Name:  Gayle Hennington
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Date Added:  2/19/2004
Company F
Nathan W. Slay - Sergeant   
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Contact Name:  Christopher H. Ezelle
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Date Added:  6/16/2013
Company G
William Cliburn - Private   
My great-great-grandfather, William, served four short months with his company known as the Rockport Steel Blades. He was killed in action at the battle of Champion's Hill on May 16, 1863.
Contact Name:  Laurie Milano
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Date Added:  4/8/2006
Company G
Josiah J Farmer - Private   
Enlisted as a Private on 24 August 1861 at the age of 16.
Contact Name:  Eric Stone
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Date Added:  7/15/2010
Company G
Thomas Gustavius Lancaster - Private   
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Contact Name:  Donna Lancaster
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Date Added:  12/7/2010
Company G
Thomas Jackson Ramsey - Unknown   
Company G Rockport Steel Blades (raised in Copiah Co. Ms.)He was born in 1819 and also served in the Mexican War. He told of the battle of Shiloh on the 6th they charged through the enemies encampment after a bloody fight they stopped to eat the food the federals had left cooking. I have no other information of him but that he died in 1899. His Brother was Simeon Dearing Ramsey he served with Co.E 4th Regiment of Mississippi Cavalry. He was a captain and served till the end of the war.
Contact Name:  Stephen Clark Miller
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Date Added:  9/25/2006
Company H
Charles R Rankin - Private   
Charles R. Rankin is my 3rd great grandfather. He enlisted in Company H (a.k.a Simpson Fencibles) when he was 17 years old. He served until the unit surrendered in 1865. He came back to Simpson County and married Margaret Caroline Stubbs and had 13 children. Their 9th child Elizabeth Rush Rankin is my 3rd great grandmother. Charles R. Rankin also raised my great grandmother Annie Jane Sellers along with her 5 other siblings when her mother Elizabeth died in 1914 and her father William Henry died in 1912. Charles Rankin died in 1929.
Contact Name:  Adam McWilliams
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Date Added:  4/22/2014
Company H
W James Reed - Private   
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Contact Name:  Donna Ray
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Date Added:  2/9/2013
Company H
Jacob R. Roberts - Private   
My 4th great - grandfather. ( Step ). Was best friends with James White of the 40th Miss Infantry. They served together at the battle of Vicksburg. When James was wounded and knew he was going to die, he asked Jacob to take care of his wife and 3 childern. After the war Jacob went back home and married James wife. They also had childern together.
Contact Name:  Stephen White
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Date Added:  11/23/2005
Company H
James C Stevens - Private   
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Contact Name:  jerry stevens
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Date Added:  7/10/2007
Company H
William Stevens - Private   
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Contact Name:  jerry stevens
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Date Added:  7/10/2007
Company I
Eugene Houston Reber - Sergeant   
Eugene is my great grandfather on my mother's side. His obit states that he was wounded so badly at Shiloh that he could not continue with active service. He was sent to Mobile Alabama for Quartermaster duties, which he continued until the end of the war. NPS Civil War soldiers and sailors web site shows Eugene enlisted as a Corporal, discharged as a Sargent.
Contact Name:  Eric Pfeiffer
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Date Added:  9/20/2009
Company K
James W. Simmons - Private   
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Contact Name:  Judy Valentine
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Date Added:  2/2/2013
Company K
Alexander Slay - Private   
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Contact Name:  Gayle Hennington
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Date Added:  2/19/2004
Company K
Joseph Sanford Studdard - Private   
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Contact Name:  Betsy Jenkins
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Date Added:  7/22/2014
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