Claiborne Light Infantry
(from Dunbar Rowlands "Military History of Mississippi, 1803-1898"; company listing courtesy of H. Grady Howells "For Dixie Land, Ill Take My Stand)
Raised in Claiborne County, Mississippi.
Captain A.J. Lewis.
Aggregate present, 38, with troops at Baton Rouge, August, 1862, listed then as partisan rangers, in October as infantry. In April 1863, on provost duty, Lieut. C.L. Barrot commanding. Served in the Port Hudson lines during the siege of May 25-July 8, 1863, and, after the surrender, were paroled.
Howell notes that this company was later mounted. No further mention of the company in Rowland. The Official Records of the War of Northern Aggression only mention the companys service at Port Hudson.
No further information available.
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