Mississippi 7th Infantry Battalion

Historical Notes:
The Mississippi 7th Infantry Battalion was organized during the early spring of 1862 near Quitman, Mississippi. The unit was assigned to Hebert's Brigade, Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana, and was captured when Vicksburg fell. After the exchange the battalion then served in Mackall's and Sears' Brigade. Few were included in the surrender in May, 1865. Officers:
Lieutenant Colonels:
L. B. Pardue - killed in Georgia
James S. Terral – died of Wounds at Corinth
Joel E. Welborn
  • Brigade of Gen. M. E. Green, in Major-General Sterling Price's Army of the West
  • Hebert's Brigade, Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana
  • Mackall's and Sears' Brigade
  • Battles:
    Iuka - September 19, 1862
    Corinth - October 3-4
    Hatchie Bridge
    Snyder's Bluff
    The Atlanta Campaign
    New Hope Church
    Latimer House
    Kennesaw Mountain
    Chattahoochee River
    Siege of Atlanta
    Lovejoy's Station
    Tilton, Ga.
    Decatur, Ala., October 26-29
    Spring Hill
    Overall's Creek
    The roster of this unit contains the names of 1150 men.

    Company A -- Jasper County Company (raised in Jasper County, MS)
    Company B -- Beauregard Defenders (raised in Jasper & Perry Counties, MS)
    Company C -- Jones County Rebels (raised in Jones County, MS)
    Company D -- Mississippi Rangers (raised in Clarke County, MS)
    Company E -- Mississippi Sharpshooters (raised in Clarke County, MS)
    Company F -- Renovators (raised in Jones County, MS)
    Company G -- Covington Sharpshooters (raised in Covington County, MS) This company appears to have been originally intended to be part of the 27th Mississippi Infantry.
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