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15th (Walthall's) Mississippi Infantry Regiment

Contributed by Dan Edwards

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Chronology of Service

20 April 1861 Company C mustered in Richland, Holmes County.
21 May  Regiment assembled at Corinth.
12 Sept.  Arrive Knoxville, Tenn. for duty.
21 Oct.  Skirmish at Camp Wildcat on Rockcastle Hill.
14 Nov.  Went into winter camp at Wartsburg, Kentucky.
19 Jan. 1862 Battle of Fishing Creek.
6-7 Apr.  Battle of Shiloh
May -- July On duty at Vicksburg.
5 Aug.  Battle of Baton Rouge
19 Sept.  Battle of Iuka
3-5 Oct. Battle of Corinth
5 Dec. Battle of Coffeville
Jan. 1863 Encamped at Grenada
Feb.--July  Maneuvers in and around Jackson.
9-16 July Seige of Jackson
Feb. 1 1864 Departed Canton for Demopolis, Ala.
1 May Ordered to Atlanta.
11 May Battle of Dalton
13-15 May Battle of Resaca
19 May Battle of Cassville
25 May--4 June Battle of New Hope Church
27 June Battle of Kennesaw Mountain
19 July Battle of Peachtree Creek
Oct.  Campaign on the Chattanooga and Atlanta R.R.
30 Nov. Battle of Franklin (loss regimental colors)
15 Dec.  Battle of Nashville
Jan. 1865 Winter quarters at Tupelo
Feb.  Began movement to the Carolinas.
10 March Battle of Kinston
19-21 March Battle of Bentonville
26 April  Surrendered at Durham Station, N.C.

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Company C (Quitman Rifles), 15th Mississippi Infantry Regiment

Capt. J.W. Wade Gibson,J.C. McGuire, Holmes Rhyne, John
Lt. William Collins Grantham, A.J. McKinsley, Thomas Riley, Michael
Lt. A.J. Knapp Green, Thomas McLean, J.B. Roberts, James
Lt. Wm. B. Harrington Green, Wade McLean, W.L. Rogers, Brit
Lt. P.H. Norton Greer, Abraham McLean, William Rogers, Harmon H.
Avent, Pat Greer, Thad. McMillan, Frank Rogers, Henry
Barksdale, Abner Greer, William McMillan, Michael Rogers, Peter
Brantley, John Hamilton, Rufus Miller, Oliver Rogers, William
Brumby, John G. Hanson, Marion Mitchell, James W. Sherman, Frank
Brumby, Tobe Hanson, Phillip Moody, R.J. Shrock, Jonas
Craig, Robert C. Harris, Porter Mulally, Pat Siddon, Uria
Crawford, Frank Harthcock, John Myers, Wiiiam Sords, J.
Crawford, Whit. Hepworth, Joe Nolan, Mike Sullivan, Tim
Crawford, William Hoover, Brit. O'Reilly, William Taggart, Geroge
Daniels, James W. Howell, T.J. Parker, W.J. Thrasher, J.F.
Daniels, John T. Jenkins, R.C. Patterson, ? ? Tolar, Ed.
Davis, Fielding Johnson, R.N. Pickett, Seabe J. Unger, James
Doty, John Johnson, Thomas Pierce, William C. Wallace, John
Eakin, Dock Knight, Fayette Pool,John White, Thomas
Edwards, John Lucius, John Pope, Israel Wilkes, Whitt
Fannin, John Lyon, Travis Railey, Jasper Williams, Ben
Feeny, Pat McGee, F.D. Railey, Newton Williams, J.C.
Fitzpatrick ,?? Mcguire, Dennis Ralston, John Williams, James
- - - Wilson, Z.
J. W. Wade became a regimental commissary upon formation of the regiment. Wm. Collins, and A.J. Knapp also served as Captains, and Capt. Pat. Norton is noted as commanding in February of 1863. also served as commanding officer of the Quitman Rifles. In addition to the men of Company C, there were nine other Holmes Countians in this regiment, including Lt. Wm. Irish who served as regimental adjutant.


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