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1st Mississippi Infantry, Co. I

Gully's Company  
"The Kemper Blues"

1st (Patton's) Regiment, Mississippi Infantry Volunteers

(60-day Troops; served December 1861-February 1862)

Mississippi Army of 10,000

Company organized in late September 1861 in Kemper County, mainly of men from the DeKalb area.

Regiment organized at Corinth, Mississippi, 2-4 December 1861.

Regiment served in Kentucky late December 1861 to mid-January 1862 during the original Confederate effort to hold this border state.

Commissioned Officers:

Henry James Gully.....Captain

J.F. Brooke.....1st Lieutenant

Benjamin L. Lampley.....2nd Lieutenant

Thomas Calvert.....2nd/3rd Lieutenant

Non-commissioned Officers:

William A. Houston.....Orderly/1st Sergeant

J.J. Eldridge.....2nd Sergeant

Robert Adcock.....3rd Sergeant

James J. Oden.....4th Sergeant

F.D. Burage.....5th Sergeant

William J. Cason.....1st Corporal

Frank Kernop.....2nd Corporal

B.F. Tinsley.....3rd Corporal

S.C. Vandevender.....4th Corporal


1. Adcock, Robert, 3rd Sgt.

2. Brooke, J.F., 1st Lt.

3. Burage, Edward, Sr., Private

4. Burage, Edward, Jr., Private

5. Burage, Alfred, Private

6. Burage, F.D., 5th Sgt.

7. Calvert, Thomas, 3rd Lt.

8. Cason, William J., 1st Cpl.

9. Cherry, A.H., Private

10. Cherry, J.M., Private

11. Cockerell, J.L., Private

12. Cockerell, J.M., Private

13. Creekmore, R.M., Private

14. Davis, S.H., Private

15. Davis, William, Private

16. Eldridge, E.T., Private

17. Eldridge, J.J., 2nd Sgt.

18. Fergusson, J.N.(F.?), Private

19. Forrester, T.R., Private

20. Foster, D.B., Private

21. Gallaspy, G.M., Private

22. Germany, S.M., Private

23. Gill, William W., Private

24. Grady, C.D., Private

25. Gully, Henry James, Captain

26. Hadden, J.W., Private

27. Hall, Dr. J.B., Private

28. Haley, A.H., Private

29. Honeycut, J.L., Private

30. Houston, William A., 1st Sgt.

31. Hudnall, H.B., Private

32. Hudson, A.M., Private

33. Hudson, H.C., Private

34. Hudson, J.N., Private

35. Jones, J.K.P., Private

36. Jordan, T.S., Private

37. Kernop, Frank, 2nd Corporal

38. Lampley, Benjamin L., 2nd Lieutenant

39. Lang, H., Private

40. Lang, Joseph, Private

41. Lang, Richard, Private

42. Love, W.A., Private

43. Lovelady, J.A., Private

44. McLain, William H., Private

45. McConnell, A.W., Private

46. McCoy, E.S., Private

47. McLaurin, J.W., Private

48. McLeland, J.F., Private

49. McLeland, A., Private

50. McMahon, W.A., Private

51. Morris, H.E., Private

52. Oden, James J., 4th Sergeant

53. Overstreet, W.J., Private

54. Parton, E.W., Private

55. Pool, A.P., Private

56. Porter, J.H., Private

57. Shannon, William, Private

58. Shepard, James M., Private

59. Slaughter, R.C., Private

60. Smith, F.P., Private

61. Smith, Neal, Private

62. Spinks, E.E., Private

63. Stevenson, W.H., Private

64. Stone, A., Private

65. Swarengin, James M., Private

66. Tinsley, B.F., 3rd Corporal

67. Tinsley, F.J., Private

68. Trussell, James M., Private

69. Vandevender, S.C., 4th Corporal

70. Vaun, William, Private

71. Vickery, J.G., Private

72. Wadkins [prob. "Watkins"], J.F., Private

73. Watkins, J.M., Private

74. Watkins, M.P., Private

75. White, A.H., Private

76. White, Charles, Private

77. White, John, Private

78. White, John W., Private

79. Whitten, E.H., Private

80. Williamson, G.W., Private

Compiled from Confederate Service microfilms at the McCain Archives, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, Mississippi, by Jim Huffman (GGG-grandson of Henry James Gully) for the Family History Project and dedicated to Emily Elizabeth Huffman

(GGGG-granddaughter of Henry James Gully), April 1995. If you have further information regarding this company, please contact Jim Huffman, 1230 Stemwood Drive, Picayune, MS 39466. 601/798-8208.  


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