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9th Battalion Mississippi Sharpshooters      
Company A
John Edwin Christy - Corporal   
Joined 1861.
Records show him in Company D and/or Company A.
Captured 4 Jan 1865 Itawamba County,Missisippi.
Records show that he was transferred to Camp Chase Ohio.
It is not clear that he actually reached Camp Chase Ohio.
Release 18 Jun 1865
Three of his brothers, James, Archibald, and William served in other Mississippi Regiments.
After the war John Edwin returned the family business of carriage making as a carriage painter. When he married he followed his in-laws out to San Jose California. His carriage painting shop was located at what is now the HP Pavilion.
John Edwin Christy is buried at Oak Hill in San Jose, his grave is about 150 yards from the GAR burial area.

Contact Name:  James Christy
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Date Added:  11/21/2008
Company A
C. (Christopher) C. (Columbus) Ivy - Private   
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Contact Name:  Dave Ivy
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Date Added:  9/16/2009
Company A
Mitchell S McKee - 1st Corporal   
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Contact Name:  D Padios
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Date Added:  3/14/2011
Company A
Greenberry Sawyer - Private   
From document 'Combined Military Service Record' -
Sawyer, G.B. died October 9, 1863 from wounds received in the Battle of Chickamauga.
Contact Name:  Cathy Rodgers
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Date Added:  4/28/2015
Company B
James Fletcher Conner - Private   
Private, Company B, 9th Battalion, Mississippi Sharpshooters. KIA in Battle of New Hope Church, Paulding, Georgia 31 May 1864. Fletcher enlisted on the same day and in the same unit as his brother, Robert Herbert (wounded in the Battled of Chickamauga)
Contact Name:  Bob Conner
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Contact Homepage:  http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/24485855/family
Date Added:  12/18/2011
Company B
Robert Herbert Conner - Private   
Originally enlisted Private, Company C, 44th Mississippi Infantry, transferred to Company B, 9th Battalion, Mississippi Sharpshooters (same company as his brother, James Fletcher Conner). Robert 'Bob' was wounded twice - once at Chickamauga and again during the Battle of Atlanta on 22 Jul 1864, blinding him. He later fathered Major General Fox Conner, Chief of Operations, American Expeditionary Forces, Europe, WWI
Contact Name:  Bob Conner
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Date Added:  12/18/2011
Company B
William M Howle - 2nd Corporal   
1836-1871 Enlisted in Company E, 44th Mississippi Inf in July 1861. Transferred to the Sharpshooters in June 62. Wounded at Pickett's Mill 27 May 1864, did not return to service.
Contact Name:  George Hill
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Date Added:  9/19/2013
Company B
VanBuren L Longmire - Private   
My Uncle - Original enlistment at age 16 at Liberty, Miss 14Nov61, mustered in to Co.K 44th Miss infantry at Natchez. Serving for seven months until transferring to 9th Battalion Miss Sharp Shooters 23June62. Never missed a muster roll and re-enlisted for the War 24Jan64 at Dalton, Ga. - Killed in action 13May64 at Reseca, Ga. What more can I say?
Contact Name:  Roy Hammett, Jr.
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Date Added:  11/30/2005
Company C
Isaac Duncan - Private   
Transferred from 7th Mississippi Infantry Regiment on 26 June 1862.
Wounded on 25 November 1863 at Missionary Ridge, TN.
Deserted on 9 May 1864.
Contact Name:  Eric Stone
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Date Added:  6/30/2010
Company C
Benjamin Franklin Wilkinson - Private   
Frank Wilkinson is my cousin. He and his brother, Jefferson W Wilkinson, joined Co. C 7th Regt. Miss. Inf. in Amite County. Jeff was killed at Shiloh. Frank was selected to Chalmers' Brigade Sharpshooters (9th Battn. Miss. SS). He survived the war. His other brothers, Micajah (2nd Miss. Militia 'state troops' Quinn's) and John Cain Wilkinson (Co. K 33rd Miss. Inf.), also survived the war.
Contact Name:  rskellie@mindspring.com
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Contact Homepage:  WWW.7miss.org
Date Added:  3/10/2013
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