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8th Mississippi Infantry      
Company Unknown
john e, davis - Unknown   
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Contact Name:  henry fleck
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Date Added:  12/6/2011
Company Unknown
Willis Patrick Germany - 2nd Lieutenant   
KIA Peachtree Creek Ga....
Contact Name:  Randy Arrick
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Date Added:  9/29/2004
Company Unknown
Jepha Pepsy Parks - Private   
Jepha was with Pinekney Guards and Wauls Texas Legion at Galveston.
Contact Name:  Carole O'Dell
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Date Added:  11/17/2012
Company A
J B Craft - 2nd Lieutenant   
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Contact Name:  Jeff Switzer
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Date Added:  10/14/2009
Company A
Tillman T 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 B
W. T. Leach - Corporal   
POW
Contact Name:  Drew
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Date Added:  8/6/2005
Company B
Elijah Red - Private   
Sometimes spelled Redd
Contact Name:  Gerald Jones
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Date Added:  5/3/2009
Company C
Harrison Bryant - Unknown   
Harrison was killed at the battle of Franklin, TN and is buried at Carnton Mansion, gravesite #159 in the Mississippi section.
Contact Name:  Patricia Bryant Dollinger
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Date Added:  11/15/2010
Company C
James M. Bryant - Corporal   
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Contact Name:  Burt Moulden
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Date Added:  8/23/2007
Company C
Norris Bryant - Unknown   
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Contact Name:  Patricia Bryant Dollinger
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Date Added:  11/15/2010
Company C
Terrell Bryant - Unknown   
Terrell was killed 16 May, 1864 and is buried in the Stonewall Jacson Cemetery, LaGrange, GA.
Contact Name:  Patricia Bryant Dollinger
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Date Added:  11/15/2010
Company C
Benjamin Franklin Crook - 2nd Lieutenant   
Enlisted April 1861 and served all four years of the War. Promoted to Sgt. Major of regiment and later as 2d Lt. Wounded at Chickamauga and at Franklin. Twin brother of Capt. Henry Wallace Crook.
Contact Name:  Robert W. Crook
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Date Added:  9/29/2005
Company C
Henry Wallace Crook - Captain   
Enlisted April 1861 and served all four years of the War. Elected Lt. of Company and later as Captain. Wounded at battle of Atlanta in the summer of 1864. Commanded regiment upon death of Col. Wilkinson at this same battle. 8th and 32nd Mississippi Infantry consolidated at Bentonville, NC and H.W. Crook named interim commander. Twin brother of B.F. Crook.
Contact Name:  Robert W. Crook
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Date Added:  9/29/2005
Company C
John S. Flowers - Private   
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Contact Name:  Gayle Hennington
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Date Added:  2/19/2004
Company C
William T. Ward - Captain   
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Contact Name:  Burt Moulden
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Date Added:  8/23/2007
Company C
Lorenzo Franklin Wilson - Private   
Lorenzo Franklin Wilson was my great great great grandfather, son of Ephraim and Charlotte (Christmas) Wilson. He was born 16 Nov 1825 in Houston Co., GA. but moved with his family to Mississippi where he married Jemima Ann Byrd in Smith County, Mississippi 03 Jan 1849. Lorenzo and Jemima were the parents of five children: Nancy Ann; Harriett Elizabeth; Orlando Franklin; Charlotte L.; and my great great grandmother, Amanda Jane Wilson.

Lorenzo enlisted in the 8th Mississippi on 1 June 1861 at Raleigh, Smith County, Mississippi and was captured on 25 November 1863 at The Battle of Missionary Ridge. He was transported to Rock Island Prison where he died on 31 January 1864. Lorenzo was buried the same day he died in grave #320 in the Rock Island Confederate Cemetery.

There is a picture of Lorenzo in his uniform on the Rock Island Confederate Cemetery page located at Find A Grave.com.

Contact Name:  Patti Smith
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Date Added:  9/10/2009
Company D
George Washington Fleming - Sergeant   
George was 21 years old. He has 19 cards in his archival file. He joined Capt. G.C. Chandler's Co. 8th Regt. Miss. Vol's. at Enterprise, Miss. on 18 Oct. 1861. George contracted rheumatism while in camp and he suffered with it during the entire war. Being sick in camp and in the hospital twice. 1 Feb. 1864 he is promoted form 3rd Corporlal to 5th Sergt. In 1865 with the ranks of the Infantry depeleted, Miss. consolidated the 3rd Battalion, 5th, 8th, & 32nd Regt. to form the 8th Battn: Miss Infantry.
Contact Name:  Phillip Thomas
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Date Added:  6/29/2015
Company D
William Franklin Jones - Private   
born: 18 Oct 1846 Bibb Co., AL Died: 16 Dec 1928, Harrison Co., TX buried: Cave Springs Bapt. Church
Enlisted 1861, Enterprise, MS
Paroled April 1865, Greensboro, NC
Contact Name:  Wayne Jones
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Date Added:  6/26/2009
Company E
William Henry Howse - 1st Lieutenant   
Joined Co. E 8th Ms.Regiment known as the Tallahoma Hard Shells of Jasper County. He was slightly wounded May 14,1864 at Resaca, Georgia. Placed in command of Co. E and was wounded again July 22 east of Atlanta. He died August 18, 1864 in Atlanta where he is said to be buried. Married Sarah Ann Baucum in 1853, they had 4 children.
Contact Name:  Maxey Baucum
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Date Added:  1/14/2011
Company E
James W. Simmons - Corporal   
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Contact Name:  Judy Valentine
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Date Added:  2/2/2013
Company E
Elijah Thomas - Private   
Elijah was 26 years old when he enlisted on 15 May 1862 at Mobile , Alabama. He was mustered in the same day by Lieut. Kennedy for the war. This company became the [New] Co.G 8th Regt. Miss Infantry. He was discharged on disability [ total deafness ]at Atlanta on 27 March 1863. He died 1 Aug. 1887 and is buried at Zion Rest cemetery Eucutta, Wayne Co. Mississippi.
Contact Name:  Phillip Thomas
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Date Added:  1/1/2014
Company F
James L Compton - Private   
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Contact Name:  Jim Chapman
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Contact Homepage:  dive3483@hotmail.com
Date Added:  5/28/2019
Company F
William Harmon Davis - Private   
William has 18 cards in his archival file. He enlisted 18 Oct 1861 at age 17 in Capt A McNell's Co. 8th Miss Vol's. He has a lot of sickness during the early months and reenlists on 16 June 1862. He fought with his unit through out the war and surrendered with his unit at Citronella Alabama on 4 May 1865. He gave his residence as Clark Co Mississippi. He became a doctor [MD] and married my 3rd cousin 3x removed Virginia C 'Tiny' Thomas 17 May 1866.
Contact Name:  Phillip Thomas
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Date Added:  10/2/2016
Company F
Arron Thomas Washington Holcroft - Private   
CAPTAIN BARRY'S INFANTRY RESERVES
On a roll dated May 31 - October 31, 1864 in which Thomas appears on roll as follows: Holcraft, Aaron Thomas Washington, 17, 4/20/1864 (age and date of enlistment)
'The Company was at the Battle of Harrisburg, Mississippi, July 14, 1864, marched 60 miles in 42 hours and, after the battle was over, volunteered their services and went to Chetaw (Chatom?) Alabama to check a Yankee raid under General Roseau and have been in active service on detached duty ever since.'
On a roll dated November and December 1864:
'The Company has been on post duty at Meridian, Mississippi ever since last muster except one week it was called out to repell a Yankee raid.
Thomas was born 1846 in Holmes Co. Ms. and died 1936 in Drew Co. Arkansas. Enlisted at Enterprise, Clarke Co. Ms. as reserves for the 8th Mississippi.
Contact Name:  Maxey Baucum
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Date Added:  10/19/2012
Company F
Ruben Lewis Phelps - Private   
Ruben was about 19 from Clark Co. Miss. He enrolled and was mustered into service on 18 Oct 1861 at Enterprise, Miss. As Pvt in Capt. A McNeill's Co. 8th Regt. Miss Vol's. [Clark County Rangers]. He fought thru the war except for one sick furlough when he went home. His unit surrendered at Citronelle, Ala on 4 May 1865 and paroled on the 16th May. He is the husband of my 2nd cousin 4 x removed. DEO VINDICE
Contact Name:  Phillip Thomas
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Date Added:  2/2/2019
Company F
William Samuel Thomas - Private   
William has 8 cards in his archival file. He Was about 20 years old when he joined at Beaver Creek, Enterprise Mississippi on 13 Feb 1863. Enlisting in {New} Co F. as a Pvt. He survived the war and died 1895 in Shubta, Clark County Miss. He married Sabra Murrill and fathered at least 7 children. He was my 2nd cousin 4x removed.
Contact Name:  Phillip Thomas
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Date Added:  10/12/2016
Company G
Joseph Jay - Private   
Joseph has 12 cards in his archival file. He enlisted in Co E of the 8th Regiment which became Co G. Enlisted at Mobile, Alabama on 15 May 1862. He is 29 years old and is paid his $50.00 bonus. He died of disease at Chattanooga, Tenn on 25 Dec. 1862. He was in Captain White's Company. His estate was settled on 4 June 1863. His widow Emma was paid $20.16 cents. There is a stone for him at Concord Baptist Church, Bay Springs Baptist Church, Jasper County Mississippi. He was the husband of my 1st cousin 5 x removed, named Emma Horton Gandy. Rest in peace - Deo Vindice.
Contact Name:  phillip Thomas
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Date Added:  3/11/2016
Company G
John Land - Unknown   
He enlisted in 1864 and served under Col. Wilkerson & Capt. Marion Buckley.

I am not positive what type outfit, either calvary or infintry.

I may have him listed wrong.
Contact Name:  James Trussell
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Date Added:  8/5/2010
Company G
Charles W Tatum - Private   
Charles's information is limited. He enlisted for 12 months at Enterprise Mississippi on 18 Oct. 1861 in Capt George W Ryan's Company [Tolson Guards]Mississippi Vol's. It was designated as Capt. Ryan's Company [ Old] Co. E and [New] Co. G 8th Regiment Miss. Infantry. He reenlisted at Buckley's Store On 17 July 1862. Enlisted by Brig. Gen. O'Ferrall. Charles was at home on a 20 day sick furlough beginning on 16 Jan. 1862. Deo Vindice
Contact Name:  Phillip Thomas
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Date Added:  8/18/2015
Company H
Joshua Blackwell - Private   
Buried in Barlow cemetery Forrest county, MS
Contact Name:  Ron
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Date Added:  3/25/2015
Company H
Spencer D Ellis - Private   
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Contact Name:  David Cochran
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Date Added:  5/24/2016
Company H
Lemuel J Knighten - Private   
1832-1862 Enlisted 4 May 1861 in Marion. Died of disease on 2 Aug 1862 in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Contact Name:  George Hill
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Date Added:  4/24/2016
Company I
William H Cook - Private   
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Contact Name:  Judy Hagan
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Date Added:  5/9/2012
Company I
Robert Braxton Holcroft - Private   
Pvt. Robert Braxton Holcroft was born 1838 in Holmes Co. Ms. and died August 27, 1863 at Chattanooga, Tennessee . Returns on the 27th August, 1863 of the 8th Mississippi show 3 men were killed and one injured at Chattanooga, Tennessee by a shell blast from a shot fired from enemy batteries on Waldrons Ridge. He was survived by his wife Nancy and a son R.B. Holcroft II of Kemper Co. Ms. Nancy's brother Burwell Jones also served in this unit.
Contact Name:  Maxey Baucum
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Date Added:  9/1/2012
Company I
Marquis De Lafayette House - Captain   
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Contact Name:  Beverly Hudock
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Date Added:  6/19/2012
Company I
Burwell Jones - Private   
Jones's related to Germany's
Contact Name:  Gerald Jones
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Date Added:  5/3/2009
Company I
Benjamin Wells - Private   
Buried in Center Ridge Methodist Cem. in Winston County, MS.
Contact Name:  Jay H. Lindsey
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Date Added:  2/24/2010
Company K
William Hardy Bush - Private   
b. 03 Sep 1825 Edgefield County, South Carolina
d. 22 Jul 1893 Jones County, Mississippi
buried Indian Springs Baptist Church, Jones County, Mississippi
M. Mary A.M. Davis 04 Feb 1847, Stewart County, Georgia
Contact Name:  Kenneth M. Mauldin
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Date Added:  11/19/2009
Company K
Charles Neri Devall - 1st Sergeant   
Died at the Battle of Franklin-1864

Buried at McGavock Confederate cemetery.
Contact Name:  Cindy DeVall
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Date Added:  12/26/2011
Company K
Joseph Edwin Dossett - Private   
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Contact Name:  Markham B. Dossett
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Date Added:  2/20/2014
Company K
William Hugh Graham - Unknown   
Wounded in leg 13 August 1864, entered Ocmulgee Hospital two days later and died from wound on 19 August 1864.
Contact Name:  Darrell DeFee
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Date Added:  6/21/2012
Company K
Moses SR Holifield - Private   
My 3rd Great grandfather
Contact Name:  Larry E Strickland
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Date Added:  2/19/2019
Company K
Eli Franklin Rushing Eli F. - Sergeant   
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Contact Name:  Rushing,Craig
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Date Added:  8/13/2007
Company K
John Covington Thomas Jr. - Private   
John Covington Thomas Jr. was born 2 March 1822 in Jasper Co. Miss. He was abt 40 years old when he enlisted at Ellisville Miss in Jones County Miss., in Capt. Samuel Prince's Co. 8th Regiment Miss. Infantry on 4 May 1861. This unit became Co. K.8th Regt Miss Infanty and mustered into Confederate Service on 18 Oct. 1861 at Enterprise Miss. John spent most of his time in the service as a Hospital worker. He became disabled and was honorabley discharged for disability on 6 Feb. 1863.
Contact Name:  Phillip Thomas
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Date Added:  5/18/2014
Company K
Elijah Washington Tisdale - Private   
Elijah Washington enlisted in the Confederate Army on May 4, 1861 at Ellisville, MS.
He was assigned to Co. K, 8th Miss. Inf.
He was discharged on April 26, 1865.
Contact Name:  Gerald H. Lott
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Date Added:  9/21/2012
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