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MILITARY HISTORY OF LOWNDES COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI
Statistics : Principal Wars in Which the United States Participated:
U.S. Military Personnel Serving and Casualties
Daughters of the American Revolution, Mississippi Chapters.
The Mexican War
Lowndes Guards, Company A., 2nd Mississippi Rifles, (Volunteer), Mexican War, Dec. 7, 1846 - April 1848, Provided by Russell James.
Chronology by Jefferson Davis, regarding Mexican War
Mexican War Research Resources
Tombigbee Guards, Company K, 1st Miss. Rifles, Mexican War, Provided by Russell James.
The War of Northern Aggression, aka The Civil War
A Diary by Belle Edmonson, kept during the Civil War.
The Sultana Tragedy
Complete Mississippi Civil War Unit Index, by county
Stephen Dill Lee Monument.
1906-1916 Confederate Pension Rolls
Brigadier General William Barksdale, CSA - See biography
Company E, 11th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry The Prairie Guards
Written by D.C. Love of Crawford, Mississippi, 1890; (transcribed from the book, "A History of the Scales of Northeast Mississippi", by Charles M. Scales), submitted on May 30, 2000 by Roger Scales , Houston, Texas
Company H, 11th Regiment, Mississippi Calvary Perrin's Calvary Regiment , Ferguson's Brigade
Company K, 14th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry, 1861.
For history of the 14th Regiment., Search Function.
3rd Battalion- Miss State Troops, Lowndes County Minute Men was formed August 4, 1862 from men of Lowndes and surrounding Mississippi counties and was commanded by Lt. Col. Thomas A. Burgin. Officers of Company D from Lowndes Co. were Captains Jeptha V. Harris, and Edward. W. Lacey and Lieutenants were Ruffin Webb, J.H. Henry and James T. Clarke. After duty in Okolona and Columbus, they were sent to Vicksburg, MS. and captured July 4, 1863. They were paroled and musted out of the service on September 22, 1863. See history of the Mississippi State Troops - Minute Men,
Company D, 24th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry, also known as Caledonia Rifles of Lowndes County. For a brief history of the 24th MS Infantry Regiment and complete roster of unit members,
and enter Confederate, MS, 24 and Infantry.
Aberdeen Examiner, July 29, 1937 - Historic Event in
the Days of ‘61 - Presentation of Silk Flag to Company
“D”, Caledonia, Miss. Rifles, Sept. 25, 1861, with
Address by Miss Annie Vaughn, By Dr. Emmett Jamison .
Full Text, copied and sent in by James L. Murphy.
35th MS. Infantry Regiment- This unit was organized in West Point, MS in March 1862 and consisted of several companies from Lowndes county. For a brief history of the 35th MS Infantry Regiment and complete roster of unit members, and enter Confederate, MS, 35 and Infantry.
Company A (Sharp's Company), 44th Mississippi Infantry Provided by Russell James.
Company C, 2nd Battalion (Taylor's), 48th Mississippi Regiment, Provided by Russell James.
Index to Confederate Pension Roll, Lowndes County, Mississippi, 1907-1916, Provided by Russell James.
43rd Regiment, MS Infantry
Hardy's Company of State Troops, CSA, from Artesia, submitted by Russell James
The 42nd Alabama Infantry Regiment was formed in
Columbus, Mississippi on 16 May 1862 and was composed of companies
from nearby Alabama counties. I am listing it here because many of
Lowndes County citizens at that time enlisted in regiments other
than those specific to Lowndes County. The entire history and rosters of unit members from the
42nd Alabama Infantry Regiment is a very interesting
A letter written by 1st Sergeant Stephen D. Ellis, Company A, 18th Louisiana Cavalry Battalion, to Brother, from Camp at Columbus, Miss., April 9, 1865 regarding the Yankee
Invasion. Submitted by Scott Owens, Mobile, AL, April 2002.
CSA Deceased Causalities treated at Lauderdale Springs Hospital, Lauderdale County, MS
Mississippi Spanish American Rosters
Queen City Guards, Company D, 2nd Mississippi Volunteers, Spanish-American War, provided by Russell James.
WWI Registrants From Lowndes County
World War I
Letter from Leon W. Cox, Somewhere in France, Nov. 23, 1918
World War II
Electronic Army Serial Number Merged File,, from Lowndes County, ca. 1938 - 1946 (Reserve Corps Records)
The National Archives' WWII Casualty Lists from Mississippi
Casualty List from Lowndes County, WWII
The Korean War, aka Korean "Conflict"
Korean Conflict Mississippi Casualties
Korean Conflict MIA's and POW's
Korean War Repatriated POW's, extracted from the National Archives Records by C. L. Herrick.
Viet Nam Casualties from Lowndes County
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial - Mississippi
Wars Against Terrorism, an ongoing battle (Persian Gulf Wars and War in Afghanistan)
Fallen Heroes from Mississippi in War Against Terrorism in Afghanistan and Iraq
Terror within our Own Boundaries, September 11, 2001. Let's not forget!