Mississippi 29th Infantry (Confederate)

    11 Apr 1862

    Mississippi 29th Infantry organized at Mississippi.

    14 Sep 1862

    Participated in the Battle of Munfordville at Hart County, Kentucky.

    The Battle of Munfordville
    The Battle of Munfordville

    After the Confederate victory at Richmond, Kentucky at the end of August, Gen. Braxton Bragg continued to operate in the strategic border state and moved his army to cover pursuing Union army routes in the area. Munfordville, with its 1,800-foot-long railroad bridge over the Green River, was a key station on the Louisville & Nashville Railroad and therefore of great military importance. Approaching the town on September 14th, Brig. Gen. James R. Chalmers urged Union Col. John T. Wilder to surrender his… Read More

    31 Dec 1862

    Assigned to the Regiment led by Colonel William F. Brantley.

    31 Dec 1862

    Participated in the Battle of Stones River at Murfreesboro, TN.

    The Battle of Stones River
    The Battle of Stones River

    After his October 1862 defeat at Perryville in Kentucky, Gen. Braxton Bragg withdrew his army into middle Tennessee and resupplied his men near Murfreesboro. Read More

    19 Sep 1863

    Assigned to the Regiment led by Colonel William F. Brantley.

    19 Sep 1863

    Assigned to the Brigade led by Brigadier General Edward C. Walthall.

    Brigadier General Edward C. Walthall

    19 Sep 1863

    Assigned to the Division led by Brigadier General St. John R. Liddell.

    Brigadier General St. John R. Liddell

    19 Sep 1863

    Participated in the Battle of Chickamauga at Catoosa County, Georgia; Walker County, Georgia.

    The Battle of Chickamauga
    The Battle of Chickamauga

    After the successful Tullahoma Campaign, Maj. Gen. William Rosecrans continued the Union offensive, aiming to force Gen. Braxton Bragg's Confederate army out of Chattanooga. Through a series of skillful marches towards the Confederate-held city, Rosecrans forced Bragg out of Chattanooga and into Georgia. Determined to reoccupy the city, Bragg followed the Federals north, brushing with Rosecrans' army at Davis' Cross Roads. While they marched on September 18th, his cavalry and infantry skirmished with Un… Read More

    30 Nov 1864

    Assigned to the Regiment led by Major George W. Reynolds.

    30 Nov 1864

    Assigned to the Brigade led by Brigadier General William F. Brantley.

    Brigadier General William F. Brantley

    30 Nov 1864

    Assigned to the Division led by Major General Edward Johnson.

    Major General Edward Johnson

    30 Nov 1864

    Assigned to the Regiment led by Major George W. Reynolds.

    30 Nov 1864

    Assigned to the Brigade led by Brigadier General William F. Brantley.

    Brigadier General William F. Brantley

    30 Nov 1864

    Participated in the Battle of Franklin (1864) at Franklin, Tennessee.

    The Battle of Franklin (1864)
    The Battle of Franklin (1864)

    After allowing Maj. Gen. John Schofield's Army of the Ohio to pass him near Spring Hill, Tennessee, the previous morning, Lt. Gen. John Bell Hood led his 30,000-man Army of Tennessee to the outskirts of Franklin on November 30th. Schofield's army had constructed a strong defensive line south of the town. Hood took a position two miles south of Schofield, with open, rolling farm land between them, and prepared to attack. At 4:00 p.m., over 20,000 Confederates moved forward east and west of the Columbia Pike… Read More

    09 Apr 1865

    Mississippi 29th Infantry mustered out at Mississippi.