24th Consolidated Mississippi Infantry
(from Dunbar Rowlands "Military History of Mississippi, 1803-1898"; company listing courtesy of H. Grady Howells "For Dixie Land, Ill Take My Stand)
[Company listing not available.]
Colonel -- R.W. Williamson
Lieutenant-Colonel -- Clifton Dancy
Major -- George M. Govan
This unit was formed from remnants of the 24th, 27th, 29th, 30th, and 34th Regiments of Mississippi Infantry at Smithfield, North Carolina, April 9, 1865, on the orders of Gen. Joseph E. Johnston. Johnstons army, of which this unit was a part, was surrendered on April 26, 1865.
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