1st Mississippi Volunteer Infantry
1st Mississippi Volunteer Infantry (1898-1898) - Organized and mustered into the service of the United States at Jackson, Miss., May 16 to 26, 1898, with 44 officers and 947 enlisted men.
- Assigned to Third Brigade, Second Division, Third Army Corps, May 31
- Left Jackson May 30; arrived at Chickamauga, Ga., May 31
- Changed station to Lauderdale Springs, Miss., September 8
- Furloughed for thirty days September 20; furlough extended to November 28
Mustered out of the service of the United States at Columbia, Tenn., December 20, 1898, with 45 officers and 982 enlisted men. Casualties while in service: Officers-died of disease, 2. Enlisted men-died of disease, 29; killed by accident, 1; deserted, 28.
- Correspondence Relating to the War with Spain, Center for Military History, U.S. Army, Vol 1
- The Organization of the Army during the Spanish-American War, page 509
- Organization of Volunteers, page 581