Served in Company E, 19th Inf., Mississippi as Pvt
Unit Details:19th Infantry Regiment completed its organization at Oxford, Mississippi, in May, 1861,
and soon moved to Virginia. The men were raised in the counties of Warren, Jefferson, Greene,
Panola, Marshall, and was assigned to General Wilcox's, Featherston's, Posey's, and Harris'
Brigade. It fought with the Army of Northern Virginia from Williamsburg to Cold Harbor, then served in the Petersburg trenches south of the James
River and in the Appomattox
Campaign. This regiment lost 15 killed and 85 wounded of the 501 engaged at Williamsburg, had
58 killed, 264 wounded, and 3 missing at Gaines' Mill and Frayser's Farm, and had 6
killed and 52 wounded in the Maryland Campaign. Its casualties were 6 killed and 40 wounded at
Chancellorsville and seven
percent of the 372 at Gettysburg
were disabled. On April 9, 1865, it surrendered with 8 officers and 129 men. The field officers
were Colonels Thomas J. Hardin, Nathaniel H. Harris, Lucius Q.C. Lamar, Christopher H. Mott,
John Mullins, Richard W. Phipps, and Ward G. Vaughan; Lieutenant Colonel James H. Duncan;
and Majors Ben. Allston, Robert A. Dean, Thomas R. Reading, and Abner Smead.