3rd Regiment, Mississippi Infantry (Army of 10,000)

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Brief History


September 28, 1861, Governor Pettus called for 10,000 volunteers.

The Army of 10,000 Sixty-Day Troops, 1862-1863  Internet site has a history taken from Dunbar Rowland's Military History of Mississippi, 1803-1898. Scroll down to find the unit you wish to view.

"Units of the Confederate States Army" by Joseph H. Crute, Jr. contains no history for this unit.

Regiment Companies with the County of Origin

Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles, companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded. However if you are unsure which company your ancestor was in, try the company recruited in his county first.


Co. A, Capt. Rogers' Co. (Yalobusha)
Co. B
Co. C
Co. D
Co. E (Also listed as C), Capt. Armistead's Co.
Co. F
Co. G, Mississippi Tigers (Copiah and Lawrence)
Co. H
Co. I
Co. K, Alcorn Rebels (Coahoma)
Smith Quitman Rifles (Hinds)

Source Material

  • Rowland, Dunbar, Military History of Mississippi, 1803-1898: taken from the Official and statistical register of the State of Mississippi, 1908 (Spartanburg, South Carolina: Reprint Company).

  • Howell, H. Grady, For Dixie Land, I’ll Take My Stand!: A Muster Listing of All Known Mississippi Confederate Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines (Chickasaw Bayou Press, 1998).