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U.S. Civil War Regimental Histories in the Library of Congress
Confederate Troops: Mississippi
3rd (see Notes below), 6th, 11th, 12th, 16th, 17th,
20th, 21st, 27th,
34th, 43rd, 45th (see Notes below).
Davis Legion (see Notes below).
3rd Infantry: The Misssissippi 3rd Infantry Regiment was
formally organized in October 1861 and merged with the 31st and 40th Infantry Regiments in 1865 to form the Misssissippi 3rd Infantry Regiment, Consolidated. See Stewart Sifakis, Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Mississippi (New York: Facts on File, 1995), pp. 74-76; H. Grady Howell, Jr., To Live and Die in Dixie:
A History of the Third Mississippi Infantry, C.S.A. (Jackson, MS: Chickasaw
Bayou Press, 1991), pp. 63-65.
45th Infantry: The Mississippi 45th Infantry Regiment was
originally organized as the 3rd Infantry Battalion (known as "Hardcastle's"
from its commander, Aaron R. Hardcastle) in 1861, which became the 33rd Infantry
Regiment in 1862. The regiment was renamed the 45th Mississippi Infantry in
pp. 73, 136-137.
Jeff Davis Legion: This unit was originally established
as the 2nd Mississippi Cavalry Battalion, consisting of three companies from
Mississippi and one from Alabama, in October 1861. With the addition of companies
from Alabama and Georgia, the unit was renamed the Jeff Davis Legion later
that year. See Sifakis, p. 60.