Mississippi 36th Infantry Regiment

Historical Notes:
The Mississippi 36th Infantry Regiment was composed of volunteer companies organized under a call of the Governor to assemble at Meridian, where the companies were mustered into the Confederate service. Field officers were elected March 12, 1862, Brown, Harper and Witherspoon.

The 36th was involved in the fighting at Corinth and the Vicksburg Siege. It later fought in the Atlanta Campaign and the Battle of Franklin and Nashville. It ended the war in the defense of Mobile.
Officers:
Colonel:
Drury J. Brown
Lieutenant-Colonel:
Edward Brown
S.G. Harper
Major:
Charles P. Partin
William W. Witherspoon
Alexander Yates
Assignments:
Chalmers’ Brigade, Withers’ Division, 2nd Corps, Army of the Mississippi, Department #2 (April 1862)

Anderson’s Brigade, Ruggles’ Division, 2nd Corps, Army of the Mississippi, Department #2 (May 1862)

Chalmers’ Brigade, Withers’ Division, 2nd Corps, Army of the Mississippi, Department #2 (May 1862)

Martin’s Brigade, Little’s-Hebert’s Division, Price’s Corps, Army of West Tennessee, Department #2 (September-October 1862)

Martin’s Brigade, Hebert’s-Maury’s Division, Price’s Corps, Army of West Tennessee, Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana (October 1862)

Hebert’s Brigade, Maury’s Division, 2nd Military District, Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana (December 1862-April 1863)

Hebert’s Brigade, Maury’s-Forney’s Division, Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana (April-July 1863)

Mackall’s Brigade, Department of the Gulf (February 1864)

Baldwin’s [old-]Sears’ Brigade, Department of Alabama, Mississippi, an East Louisiana (March-May 1864)

Sear’s Brigade, Army of the Mississippi (May 1864)

Sear’s Brigade, French’s Division, Army of the Mississippi (May-July 1864)

Sear’s Brigade, French’s Division, 3rd Corps, Army of the Tennessee (July 1864-January 1865)

Sear’s Brigade, French’s Division, District of the Gulf, Department of Alabama, Mississippi, and East Louisiana (January-April 1865)

Sear’s Brigade, French’s Division, Department of Alabama, Mississippi, and East Louisiana (April-May 1865)
Battles:
Corinth (April-June, 1862)
Farmington (May 1862)
Iuka (September, 1862)
Corinth (Oct. 3-4, 1862)
Vicksburg (Campaign and Siege, May,1863-July 4, 1863)
Atlanta Campaign (May-September, 1864)
New Hope Church
Lattimer's Mills
Kennesaw Mountain
Smyrna Campground
Chattahoochee River
Peach Tree Creek
Atlanta
Ezra Church
Atlanta Siege
Kennesaw
Jonesboro (August 31-Sept. 1, 1864)
Lovejoy's Station (Sept. 2-5, 1864)
Allatoona (Oct.5, 1864)
Franklin
Nashville, Tennessee (November 30, 1864-December 16, 1864
Rosters:
The roster of this unit contains the names of 1965 men.

Company A -- Mount Zion Guards (raised in Copiah, Lawrence, & Franklin Counties, MS)
Company B -- Zollicoffer Avengers (raised in Copiah County, MS)
Company C -- Harper Reserves (raised in Lauderdale, Newton, & Smith Counties, MS)
Company D -- Yankee Hunters (raised in Newton County, MS)
Company E -- Hazlehurst Fencibles (raised in Copiah County, MS)
Company F -- Hillsboro Rebels (raised in Scott County, MS)
Company G -- Copiah Rebels (raised in Copiah County, MS)
Company H -- Edwards Tigers, aka Edwards Rebels (raised in Lauderdale County, MS)
Company I -- Stephens Guards (raised in Newton County, MS)
Company K -- Dixie Guards (raised in Copiah County, MS)
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