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23rd Mississippi Infantry      
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Albert G Cross - Unknown   
He was a twin to John, neither one came home.
Contact Name:  rosie kirkland
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Date Added:  2/2/2011
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william riley dunlap - Private   
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Contact Name:  larry dunlap
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Date Added:  4/10/2008
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William R Gregory - Unknown   
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Contact Name:  Linda Carnes
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Date Added:  6/15/2010
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Phillip Holcombe - Captain   
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Contact Name:  Lucy Booker Roper
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Date Added:  6/11/2005
Company A
J C Belote - Private   
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Contact Name:  Trip Belote
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Date Added:  5/19/2012
Company A
Phillip Aaron Blakeney - Private   
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Contact Name:  Lois Dye
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Date Added:  2/25/2010
Company A
Solomon J. McBride - Corporal   
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Contact Name:  Lois Dye
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Date Added:  2/25/2010
Company B
William Blake Seargeant - Corporal   
Served as a supply route runner, was taken POW numerous times and was laid to rest in what was Prospect, TX May 25th 1906.
Contact Name:  Derrick Seargeant
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Date Added:  2/14/2009
Company C
Morrison John H. Frederick - Unknown   
Cousin.
Contact Name:  Clifton Boyd
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Date Added:  12/11/2008
Company C
franklin tippah wilson - Sergeant   
One of 4 Wilson brothers that fought for the 23rd. One was recognized for his actions at Bethesda Church.
Contact Name:  john merrill
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Date Added:  6/26/2005
Company D
4William J. Anderson - Unknown   
I believe William was captured at Fort Donalson, but no data after that time. He is buried in Alcorn County, Salem Cemetery.
Contact Name:  Charley Hargrave
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Date Added:  5/22/2010
Company D
James Henry Hamman - Private   
This was my great grandfather. He was the son of Philip Hamman and grandson of Philip Hamman of the Rev. war and Indian fighter at Pt. Pleasent. He moved to Texas after the war and is buried at Maud, Bowie Co., Texas having died in 1912.
Contact Name:  Ben S Hammonds
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Date Added:  5/18/2009
Company D
John Calaway Hamman - Private   
This is my great-great uncle. he was the son of Philip Hamman of Alcorn Co., Mississippi, living near Hightown. He escaped capture on Feb 16, 1862 and returned home, and was murdered in April. He is buried in the Union Cem. near Hightown, Alcorn Co., Mississippi.His grandfather was Philip Hamman, known as The Saviour of the Greenbrier in West Virginia history and a soldier in the battle of Pt. Pleasent in 1774.
Contact Name:  Ben S Hammonds
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Date Added:  5/18/2009
Company D
Robert H Wilson - Private   
Enrolled at 16 in '61; wounded at Seven Pines 5/31/62; captured near Holly Springs by Federal forces; released on amnesty oath on 2/20/64.
Contact Name:  John Merrill
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Date Added:  7/22/2006
Company E
James Thomas Asbury Cartwright - Private   
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Contact Name:  Shirley (Cartwright) McKenzie
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Date Added:  9/25/2014
Company E
Jeremiah G McCarty - Private   
1841-1862 Enlisted 19 Sept 1861 at Iuka. Captured at Fort Donelson, died of pneumonia 15 Sept 1862, while imprisoned in Camp Douglas in Chicago
Contact Name:  George Hill
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Date Added:  9/22/2013
Company E
Andrew Crockett Vandiver - 1st Lieutenant   
A.C. Vandiver joined civil war in 1861 in Iuka Miss.1861
with his younger brother Elisha H. both in the 23rd Miss . Inf. Company E. ,Before or during the battle of FT. Donnellson . A.C. had an arm shot off, as he was sent home he returned . He rejoined the 23rd Miss. and was elected 1st Lieutenant of his Company, he fought and went home on furlough, he was then taken prisoner and released . He survived the war and became a preacher of Tippah Co. Miss. fro 44 years, he died in 1915
Contact Name:  David Vandiver
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Date Added:  2/17/2014
Company E
Elisha H. Vandiver - Private   
Elisha H. Vandiver joined C.S.A. in 1861 in Iuka Miss.
with older brother, Andrew C. both in 23rd Miss. E. Company.
He was taken prisoner at Ft. Donnellson , shipped to Ft. Douglas ILL. Ohio 6 mo. later released with 23rd Regiment.
He was died from wounds In Brandon Miss. 1863.There he is buried.
Contact Name:  David Vandiver
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Date Added:  2/17/2014
Company F
Jarrett Greene McHalffey - Private   
This is my GG Grandfather (Maternal)
He was captured Tishomingo Co.,MS, June 25, 1863. Received July 12, 1863 Military Prison, Alton, Illinois and transferred to Fort Delaware April 4, 1864.
Contact Name:  Beth Snodgrass
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Date Added:  4/11/2008
Company F
Jasper Newton Moore - Corporal   
Jasper Newton Moore is buried at Booneville Cemetery, Booneville, Mississippi.
Contact Name:  Robert Crowell
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Date Added:  5/28/2011
Company F
James Henry Roberts - 1st Sergeant   
First Sergeant James Henry 'Doc' Roberts (1838? - 1893), 23rd Mississippi Infantry, Company F 'Blackland Gideonites.' Buried Macedonia Cemetery, San Augustine County, Texas.
Contact Name:  Kevin M. Roberts
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Date Added:  6/13/2005
Company F
Robert Holman Weir - 2nd Lieutenant   
Robert Holman Weir, a son of Charles B. and Margaret [née Gaston] Weir, was born on June 4th 1828 in Blount County, Alabama. His mother was a descendant of two well known Revolutionary war families; Gaston & McClure of South Carolina.

At the beginning of the Civil War, Robert H. Weir enlisted as a Private in Co. F, 23rd Regiment Mississippi Infantry and was commissioned as a 1st Lieutenant in 1862; later he rose to the rank of 2nd Lieutenant.

Robert was twice married: first to Miss Nancy Faith Thompson (1835-1858) with whom he had four children. After Nancy died he married Mrs. Lucy Dearing Wall, a widow of Pvt. John McClellan Wall; with one son. Robert and Lucy would later have four children. They made their home in Newton County, Mississippi; where Robert departed this life on November 30th 1912 in the 84th year of his age. He was laid to rest in Poplar Springs Baptist Churchyard, Newton County, Mississippi.
Contact Name:  George Gaston
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Date Added:  7/13/2015
Company G
Andrew P McCarty - Private   
1816-1863 Enlisted at Iuka on 24 Aug 1861. Died of typhoid fever while being held as a POW in Alton Ill.
Contact Name:  George Hill
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Date Added:  10/17/2013
Company H
Newton Wildeman Roach - 2nd Lieutenant   
Wounded at Ft. Donelson
Contact Name:  Richard Shelby
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Date Added:  9/20/2010
Company I
Ezra C. Cobb - Private   
Ezra Cobb died 10 November 1921 and is buried at New Harmony Cemetery, Union County, MS.
Contact Name:  L.Stoutt
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Date Added:  5/28/2009
Company I
Abner Benton McCraw - Private   
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Contact Name:  Robert Stanley
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Date Added:  1/29/2006
Company I
James Walker McCraw - 2nd Lieutenant   
2nd Lt. James Walker McCraw,23rd Mississippi Infantry Co. I 'The Plentitude Invincibles' Born 1829, Rutherford NC, Died 1892, Blue Springs, Union County, Mississippi. Buried at Fairfield Cem.MS.
Musterd into service 22, Aug. 1861 Pontotoc Mississippi, Captured at Fort Donaldson, Sent to camp Douglas for seven months until exchanged at Vicksberg. Captured again at battle of Nashville 15, Dec. 1864 spent the rest of the war at Johnsons Island ohio.
Contact Name:  Robert Stanley
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Date Added:  1/29/2006
Company K
Simeon D. Bookout - Private   
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Contact Name:  Randie Bookout
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Date Added:  10/10/2011
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