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Revision as of 19:53, 11 May 2012

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County Courthouse

Attala County Mississippi Courthouse.jpg

History

Parent County

1833--Attala County was created 23 December 1833 as part of the Choctaw Cession.
County seat: Kosciusko [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Attala County, Mississippi Genealogy census records online, see: Mississippi Census.

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Civil War service men from Attala served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Attala County. 
- 1st Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry Reserves
Company F - Shipp’s Company
- 2nd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry [became the 48th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry]
Company - Rocky Point Rifles, aka Rocky Point Rifle Company
- 48th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry [from the 2nd Battalion, Mississippi Infantry]
Company B - Rocky Point Rifles, aka Rocky Point Rifle Company
- 4th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company B - Attala Yellow Jackets
Company K - Center Marksmen
- 5th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
Company E - Love’s Company
Company I - Turner’s Company
- 11th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
Company C - Buford’s Company

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).

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