8th Battalion Consolidated Mississippi Infantry (Carmack’s)

 

(from Dunbar Rowland’s "Military History of Mississippi, 1803-1898"; company listing courtesy of H. Grady Howell’s "For Dixie Land, I’ll Take My Stand’)

 

Company A -- Capt. Kennedy’s Company (county of origin not specified)

Company B -- company name and county of origin not specified

Company C -- Capt. McBeath’s Company (county of origin not specified)

Company D -- Capt. Carmack’s Company (county of origin not specified)

Company E -- Capt. Pace’s Company (county of origin not specified)

Company F -- Capt. Williams’ Company (county of origin not specified)

 

Captain [apparently commanding battalion] -- J.Y. Carmack.

This was the name given the consolidation of Lowrey’s Brigade -- the 5th, 8th, and 22nd Regiments and the Third Battalion of Mississippi Infantry -- April 9, 1865, in North Carolina.

 

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