1st Confederate Infantry (Villepigues)
(from Dunbar Rowlands "Military History of Mississippi, 1803-1898"; company listing courtesy of H. Grady Howells "For Dixie Land, Ill Take My Stand)
[Complete list of companies unavailable.]
Company C -- Smiths Company (raised in MS)
Company G -- Englishs Company (raised in MS)
Colonel -- John B. Villepigue. Lieutenant-Colonel -- J. W. Aderhold. Major -- William S. Lovell.
A Georgia and Mississippi infantry regiment was organized at Pensacola in April or May, 1861, under Lieutenant-Colonel Villepigue, who, in 1862, was commandant of the post at Grenada, Miss, and brigade commander. In October, 1861, Villepigue's Regiment was stationed near Kerr's Battery, on Pensacola bay, Smith's Company C and English's Company G guarding the battery. Villepigue was made chief of artillery of Chalmers' Brigade at that time. Major Lovell went to Pensacola as Captain of the Quitman Light Artillery, of Natchez, which office he resigned.
[No further details available on this regiment.]
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