Mississippi 7th Infantry Regiment

Historical Notes:
The Mississippi 7th Infantry Regiment was organized at Corinth, Mississippi, in April, 1861 with men from Marion, Amite, Pike, Franklin, Lawrence, Yalobusha, Holmes, and Covington counties. It served on the Mississippi coast, saw action in Kentucky, then was assigned to Generals J.P. Anderson's, Tucker's, and Sharp's Brigade, Army of Tennessee. The 7th participated in many conflicts of the army from Murfreesboro to Atlanta, marched with Hood to Tennessee, and fought in North Carolina. It was mustered into Confederate service with 911 officers and men, and sustained 20 casualties at Munfordville, 113 at Murfreesboro, and 75 at Chickamauga. The unit was briefly consolidated with the 9th Mississippi Regiment in December, 1863 and totalled 468 men and 252 arms. On April 26, 1865, it surrendered with 74 men. Officers:
Colonels William H. Bishop, E.J. Goode, Hamilton Mayson, and A.G. Mills
Lieutenant Colonels R.S. Carter and Benjamin F. Johns
Major Henry Pope.
Assignments:
Generals J.P. Anderson's, Tucker's, and Sharp's Brigade, Army of Tennessee Battles:
Shiloh Apr 6-7 ‘62
Corinth Campaign Apr-Jun ‘62
Munfordville Sept 17, ‘62
Murfreesboro Dec 31-Jan 3, ‘63
Rover Feb 13, ’63
Tullahoma Campaign June ‘63
Chickamauga Sept 19-20, ’63
Chattanooga Siege Sept - Nov ’63
Chattanooga Nov 23-25, ‘63
Atlanta Campaign May-Sept ’64
Resaca May 14-15, ‘63
New Hope Church May 25-Jun 4, ’64
Peach Tree Creek Jul 20, ’64
Ezra Church Jul 28, ’64
Atlanta Siege Jul-Sept ’64
Franklin Nov 30, ’64 12
Nashville Dec 15-16, ’64
Carolinas Campaign Feb-Apr ‘65
Rosters:
The roster of this unit contains the names of 2243 men.

Company A -- Franklin Rifles (raised in Franklin County, MS)
Company B -- Bogue Chitto Guards (raised in Pike County, MS)
Company C -- Amite Rifles (raised in Amite County, MS)
Company D -- Jeff Davis Sharpshooters (raised in Marion County, MS)
Company E -- Franklin Beauregards (raised in Franklin County, MS)
Company F -- Marion’s Men (raised in Marion County, MS)
Company G -- Goode Rifles (raised in Lawrence County, MS)
Company H -- Dahlgren Rifles (raised in Pike County, MS)
Company I -- Covington Rifles, aka Covington Rangers (raised in Covington County, MS)
Company K -- Quitman Rifles (raised in Franklin County, MS)
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