2d Mississippi Infantry


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

1987. Ref.

See p. 166 (1 photocopied page) 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 photo- copied pages). E475.53G47.1986v1.

Rietti, John C. Military Annals of Mississippi.... Spartanburg, SC: Reprint Co., 1976.


See pp. 30-40 (6 photocopied pages) for a very brief unit history & incomplete roster.

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

pp. 71-72 (2 photocopied pages). E568S531995.

Swank, Walbrook D. Confederate Letters and Diaries, l86l-l865. Charlottesville, VA: Papercraft,

1988. E605C66.1988.

See pp. ll7-l9 (2 photocopied pages) for letter of Jimmie L. Lewis.

Winschel, Terrence J. "The Colors are Shrouded in Mystery." Gettysburg Mag 6 (Jan 1992):

pp. 76-86 (11 photocopied pages). E475.53G482no6.

Loss of regt colors during Battle of Gettysburg.


The following pertinent personal papers are in the US Military Institute's Manuscript Archive:

Claybrooks, W.L. (Letter) - LeighColl Book 4l: 33

Murphy, W.B. (Letter) - BrakeColl