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Mississippi 42nd Infantry (Confederate)

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Regiment mustered in on May 14th, 1862. Regiment mustered out of service on April 9th, 1865.

Notable Battles:

  • Siege of Suffolk fought on April 11th, 1863 - May 4th, 1863 near Suffolk, Virginia
  • Gettysburg fought on July 1st, 1863 - July 3rd, 1863 near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
    • Brigade Leader(s): Davis. Division Leader(s): Heth. Corp: III Corps. 
    • Pickett's Charge fought on July 3rd, 1863 near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
  • Wilderness fought on May 5th, 1864 - May 7th, 1864 near Spotslyvania County, Virginia; Orange County, Virginia
  • Spotsylvania Court House fought on May 8th, 1864 - May 21st, 1864 near Spotsylvania County, Virginia
  • Cold Harbor fought on May 31st, 1864 - June 12th, 1864 near Hanover Co; near Mechanicsville
  • Globe Tavern fought on August 18th, 1864 - August 21st, 1864 near Petersburg, Virginia
  • Boydton Plank Road fought on October 27th, 1864 - October 28th, 1864 near Dinwiddie County, Virginia
  • Third Petersburg fought on April 2nd, 1865 near Dinwiddie County, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia
  • Appomattox Court House fought on April 9th, 1865

Regiment was made up of:

  • Company A
  • Company B
  • Company C
  • Company D
  • Company E
  • Company F
  • Company G
  • Company H
  • Company I
  • Company F&S (Field and Staff)

Commander List: (#Prisoner Of War, ^Wounded, %=Died during war)