Served in Company A, 41st Inf., Mississippi as Pvt
Unit Details:41st Infantry Regiment was assembled at Pontotoc, Mississippi, during the summer of
1862 and contained eleven companies. Its members were from the counties of Lee, Noxubee,
Pontotoc, Monroe, and Chickasaw. The unit served in Mississippi, then was assigned to J.P.
Anderson's, Henderson's, Tucker's, and Sharp's Brigade, Army of Tennessee. It fought on many
battlefields of the army from Murfreesboro to Atlanta, saw action in Tennessee with
Hood, and was involved in the North Carolina operations. It lost 25 killed, 164 wounded, and 9
missing of the 502 engaged at Chickamauga. In December, 1863, it totalled 321 men and 219 arms. The regiment
surrendered on April 26, 1865. Its commanders were Colonels Lewis Ball, William F. Tucker,
and J. Byrd Williams, and Lieutenant Colonels William C. Hearn and Lafayette Hodges.