Gholson’s Independent Cavalry Brigade


(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’)


See Minute Men, Ashcraft’s MS Cavalry, 3rd MS Cavalry (McGuirk’s), 2nd Battalion MS Cavalry (Harris’), Ham’s Battalion MS Cavalry (aka Ham’s 1st Battalion MS Cavalry & aka 16th Battalion MS Cavalry [Ham’s]), Ham’s MS Cavalry (full regiment), and 2nd MS State Cavalry (Smith’s/Lowry’s).


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