Stubbs Battalion State Cavalry Reserves
(from Dunbar Rowlands "Military History of Mississippi, 1803-1898"; company listing courtesy of H. Grady Howells "For Dixie Land, Ill Take My Stand)
Company A -- Capt. J.C. Barnes Company (county of origin not stated)
Company B -- Capt. Eatons Company (county of origin not stated)
Company C -- Capt. N.B. Barnes Company (county of origin not stated)
Company D -- Capt. Griffiths Company (county of origin not stated)
Capt. Montgomerys Company of Scouts, aka Mississippi Scouts, and aka Montgomerys Scouts (raised in Hinds County, MS) [no company letter designation specified]
Lieutenant-Colonel -- George W. Stubbs. Major -- George W. Stubbs, May 16, 1864; promoted 17 November 1864. Quartermaster -- William Norwood. Assistant Surgeon -- W. D. Bragg.
This battalion of State Cavalry, Reserves, was listed in August and, later, 1864, Maj. George W. Stubbs commanding, with Wood's Brigade, Wirt Adams' Cavalry, district north of Homochitto River. The battalion participated in the battle of Griffith's (Mabry's) Brigade with Osbands expedition, December 1, 1864, at Concord Church, near Yazoo City. Discharged March 15, 1865.
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