2nd Battalion State
Rowland’s “Military History of Mississippi, 1803-1898”; company listing
courtesy of H. Grady Howell’s “For Dixie Land, I’ll Take My Stand’)
A -- Weatherall’s Company (raised in Pontotoc County, MS)
Company B -- Wood’s Company (raised in Pontotoc County, MS)
Company C -- Moore’s Company (raised in Monroe County, MS) & Rye’s Compay (raised in Pontotoc County, MS)
Carpenter’s Company (no letter designation or county of origin specified)
Major -- Thomas W. Harris. Adjutant -- James Moore. Quartermaster --
Carroll Ferguson. Surgeon -- John E. Turner.
This battalion was first organized for State service, in the fall of 1863
in Northeast Mississippi, Second Battalion State Cavalry, and reorganized under
the direction of General Gholson and transferred to the Confederate States
service May 1, 1864. Aggregate, March, 1864, 177.