Served in Company C, 7th Inf., Mississippi as Pvt
Unit Details: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. The field officers were Colonels
William H. Bishop, E.J. Goode, Hamilton Mayson, and A.G. Mills; Lieutenant Colonels R.S.
Carter and Benjamin F. Johns; and Major Henry Pope.