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Charles Lee Mixon


Birth: 8 Dec 1845


Death: 26 Feb 1904


Burial: Gansville Cemetery
Gansville, Winn Parish, Louisiana, USA

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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.
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