42d Mississippi Infantry


Crute, Joseph H., Jr. Units of the Confederate States Army. Midlothian, VA: Derwent Books,

1987. Ref.

See pp. 187-88 (2 photocopied pages) for a concise summary of the regiment's service.

Love, William A. "Mississippi at Gettysburg." Publications of the Mississippi Historical Society, In

Gettysburg Sources, Vol. 1. Baltimore: Butternut & Blue, 1986. pp. 122-49 (14 photocopied pages). E475.53G47.1986v1.

Sifakis, Stewart. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Mississippi. NY: Facts on File, 1995.

pp. 133-34 (2 photocopied pages). E568S531995.

Long, Roger. "A Mississippian in the Railroad Cut." Gettysburg Mag 4 (Jan 1991): pp. 22-24

(3 photocopied pages). E475.53G482no4.

Wilson, LeGrande J. The Confederate Soldier. [Ed by James W. Silver] Memphis, TN: Memphis

State UP, 1973. 213 p. E605W752.

Also served with 1st MS.

Witherspoon, Thomas D. "Prison Life at Fort McHenry." Southern Hist Soc Papers 8 (1880):

pp. 77-82, 111-19 & 163-68 (17 photocopied pages). E483.7S76v8.


The U.S. Military Institute Photo Archive includes images of individuals of this unit.


The following pertinent personal papers are in the U.S. Military Institute's Manuscript Archive:

Jones, B. (Letter to John Bachelder) - BrakeColl

Witherspoon, T.D. (Letter) - BrakeColl