Gholsons Independent Cavalry Brigade
(from Dunbar Rowlands "Military History of Mississippi, 1803-1898"; company listing courtesy of H. Grady Howells "For Dixie Land, Ill Take My Stand)
See Minute Men, Ashcrafts MS Cavalry, 3rd MS Cavalry (McGuirks), 2nd Battalion MS Cavalry (Harris), Hams Battalion MS Cavalry (aka Hams 1st Battalion MS Cavalry & aka 16th Battalion MS Cavalry [Hams]), Hams MS Cavalry (full regiment), and 2nd MS State Cavalry (Smiths/Lowrys).
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