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Lamar rifles : a history of Company G, Eleventh Mississippi Regiment, C.S.A.

Books/Monographs/Book on Fiche
English
Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1990
1 microfiche
Civil War unit histories. Part 1, The Confederate States of America and border states; MS 033

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Microfiche of original published: [Roanoke, Va. : Stone Printing and Manufacturing Co., 1902?]. 93 p.

Remainder of title: With the official roll, giving each man's record from time of enlistment to twenty-ninth of March, eighteen hundred and sixty-five; individual and company sketches; incidents of the camp, the march, and the battlefield, and is intended to be of special interest to the relatives and friends of members of this company, which was popularly known as the "Lamar Rifles" and which served in the Army of Northern Virginia from May 1861 tp April 1865.

Other title page info: This work was done under the auspices and by the authority of "The Survivors" Association of Lamar Rifles. Historical committee: Thos. P. Buford, chairman, Thos. H. Chilton, Bem Price, Jr., secretary.

Roster on p. 15-49.

Includes a description of activities of the 11th Mississippi Infantry Regiment in the following battles or localities: Yorktown, Va; Seven Pines, Va; Gaines Mill, Va; White Oak Swamp, Va; Malvern Hill, Va; 2nd Manassas, Va; South Mountain, Md; Sharpsburg, Md; Gettysburg, Pa; Falling Waters, West Virginia; Bristoe Station, Va; Wilderness, Va; Spotsylvania, Va; Bethesda Church, Va; Weldon Railroad, Va; Hatcher's Run, Va.

"The Lamar Rifles, which is Company G of the Eleventh Mississippi Infantry Regiment, was formed in 1860 at Oxford, Mississippi. This Company was given the name of 'The Lamar Rifles' in honor of L. Q. C. Lamar, then a Member of Congress, afterward a member of the United States Senate, Secretary of the Interior in President Grover Cleveland's Cabinet, and one of the Justices of the United States Supreme Court, a position which he held at the time of his death"--Page 8.

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