HISTORICAL NOTES:

    The Mississippi 41st Infantry Regiment was assembled at Pontotoc, Mississippi, during the summer of 1862 and contained eleven companies. Its members were from the counties of Lee, Noxubee, Pontotoc, Monroe, and Chickasaw. The unit served in Mississippi, then was assigned to J.P. Anderson's, Henderson's, Tucker's, and Sharp's Brigade, Army of Tennessee. It fought on many battlefields of the army from Murfreesboro to Atlanta, saw action in Tennessee with Hood, and was involved in the North Carolina operations. It lost 25 killed, 164 wounded, and 9 missing of the 502 engaged at Chickamauga. In December, 1863, it totalled 321 men and 219 arms. The regiment surrendered on April 26, 1865.

OFFICERS:

    Colonels Lewis Ball, William F. Tucker, and J. Byrd Williams, and Lieutenant Colonels William C. Hearn and Lafayette Hodges.

ASSIGNMENTS:

    The Mississippi 41st Infantry Regiment served in Mississippi, then was assigned to J.P. Anderson's, Henderson's, Tucker's, and Sharp's Brigade, Army of Tennessee.

SERVICE:

    Corinth Campaign (April - June 1862)
    Farmington (May 1862)
    Iuka (19 September 1862)
    Corinth (33, 4 October 1862)
    Perryville, KY - October 8, 1862
    Vicksburg Campaing & Siege (May - July 1863)
    Atlanta Campaign (May - September 1864)
    Resaca (9 May 1864)
    Resaca (14, 15 May 1864)
    Peach Tree Creek (20 July 1864)
    Ezra Church (28 July 1864)
    Atlanta Siege (July- September 1864)
    Jonesboro (31 August - 1 September 1864)
    Franklin (30 November 1864)
    Nashville (15, 16 December 1864)
    Carolinas Campaign (February - April 1865)

    SOURCE: Dunbar Rowland’s “Military History of Mississippi, 1803-1898”; pages 324-330

ROSTERS:

    Company A-- Talibonella Rifles, aka Pope Walker Reserves [formerly Co. C, 5th Battalion MS Infantry (raised in Pontotoc County, MS)
    Company B -- Southern Revengers, aka Southern Rejectors of Old Abe, & aka Abe’s Rejectors (raised in Pontotoc County, MS)
    Company C -- Cole Guards (raised in Lauderdale County, MS)
    Company D -- Noxubee Guards (raised in Noxubee County, MS)
    Company E -- Verona Rifles (raised in Itawamba County, MS)
    Company F -- Pontotoc Grays (raised in Pontotoc County, MS)
    Company G -- Buttahatchie Rifles (raised in Monroe County, MS)
    Company H -- "Company ‘C,’ Forty-first" [sic] (raised in Lafayette & Pontotoc Counties, MS)
    Company I -- Capt. Williams’ Company (raised in Itawamba & Tippah Counties, MS)
    Company K -- Mississippi Rip Raps (raised in Noxubee County, MS)
    Company L -- Okolona Guards (raised in Chickasaw County, MS)

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