42d Mississippi Infantry
Crute, Joseph H., Jr. Units of the Confederate States Army. Midlothian, VA: Derwent Books,
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