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11th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry - Company A (Perrin’s Company)



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The 11th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry was commanded by Colonel Robert O. Perrin, Lieutenant Colonel H.L. Muldrow, and Major Abner Reed.


Unit History: The regiment is first mentioned in the dispatches of Gen. S. D. Lee, from Jackson. Miss., February 1, 1864, that he had taken 500 rifles intended for the unarmed men of Jackson and Ferguson and given them to Colonel Perrin, whose regiment had come in finely. He asked for 300 more to complete the arming of Perrin's men. February 13 the regiment was reported at the Big Mountain, with Ferguson's Brigade, in front of Loring's Infantry, confronting Sherman's Meridian expedition.


When General Lee moved from the vicinity of Meridian, February 18, with four brigades toward Starkville, to support General Forrest, Colonel Perrin's Regiment was left to cover Demopolis and observe Sherman’s movements. Perrin, at Lauderdale, reported the departure of Sherman from the Mobile and Ohio Railroad, February 22.


Captain Henry L. Muldrow commanded a battalion with Gen. Wirt Adams' Brigade, through the Meridian campaign, and was particularly distinguished in the battle of Champion's hill, February 4-5, and in the attacks on Sherman's line of march from Canton to the Big Black, at the close of the month. But he appears then to have been in command of a squadron of the Adams Regiment.


April 2, 1864, Ferguson's Brigade was ordered by General Lee to Macon, Miss. [Ga.?] Throughout the Atlanta campaign the regiment, under the command of Colonel Perrin, was a part of Ferguson's Brigade, of Jackson's Cavalry, the brigade also including the Ninth and Twelfth Mississippi. The casualties of the regiment up to June 9 were: Killed, 1; wounded, 9, including Capt. J. L. Hargrove, severely; missing, 4. June 9 to June 24: killed, 1; wounded, 8; missing, 3. The regiment is mentioned as on the picket line near Kenesaw Mountain, June 20. In November and December the regiment fought with Gen. Joseph Wheeler during Sherman's march to Savannah and siege of that city. (See Twelfth Battalion.)


January 31, 1865, Lieut.-Col. Henry L. Muldrow commanding, in Ferguson's Brigade, Iverson's Division, Wheeler's Cavalry.


Order of War Department, March 25, 1865: "The organization heretofore known as Perrin's Regiment will be designated as the Eleventh Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry."


Ferguson's Cavalry was part of the cavalry escort of President Davis in Georgia, April, 1865.


Some dismounted men of the brigade were sent to Mobile with Steede's Battalion.


Federal report, flag captured at Selma, Ala., April 2, 1865, said by bearer to be flag of Eleventh Mississippi.
(from Dunbar Rowland’s "Military History of Mississippi, 1803-1898")



The following is a list of soliders serving in the 11th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry - Company A (Perrin’s Company). This company was raised in Kemper & Neshoba Counties. Keep in mind that while many men who served in the Confederate military joined units formed in the county in which they lived, some men joined units in neighboring counties and occassionally they would travel farther to join a unit. If you don't find your Kemper County soldier here, be sure to check surrounding counties.


The following information is presented in this order: Soldier's Name - Rank at Enlistment - Rank at Discharge


  • Adams, John A. - Private - Private
  • Adams, Joseph R. - Private - Private
  • Aust, Jacob W. - Private - Private
  • Barrier, Forrester - Private - Private
  • Brim, W. B. - Private - Private
  • Brown, Steven M. - Private - Private
  • Brumer, Alford - Private - Private
  • Buford, James H. - Captain - Captain
  • Burien, W. C. - Private - Private
  • Burton, James A. - Private - Private
  • Calvert, George - Private - Private
  • Campbell, Robert M. - Private - Private
  • Carpenter, J. M. - Captain - Captain
  • Carpenter, O. E. - First Lieutenant - First Lieutenant
  • Carter, George W. - Private - Private
  • Carter, William S. - Private - Private
  • Cole, Jesse - Private - Private
  • Cole, Robert M. - Private - Private
  • Cole, William T. - Private - Private
  • Crow, Newton - Corporal - Corporal
  • Dale, Bolivar E. - Private - Private
  • Darnall, Samuel P. - Private - Private
  • Deiver, G. T. - Private - Private
  • Driver, W. I. - Private - Private
  • Duke, James C. - Private - Private
  • Duke, James H. - Private - Commissary Sergeant
  • Edings, Samuel - Private - Private
  • Garner, Sturdy S. - Private - Private
  • Gentry, Gus - Private - Private
  • Gibson, Hyram - Private - Private
  • Gilley, E. Slocum - Corporal - Corporal
  • Greenwood, D. C. - First Lieutenant - First Lieutenant
  • Griffin, James J. - Private - Private
  • Griffin, Thomas - Private - Private
  • Gully, E. Slocum - Corporal - Corporal
  • Hagan, Robert A. - Private - Private
  • Hale, John B. - Private - Private
  • Hale, Stephenson P. - Private - Private
  • Hardy, Andrew J. - Private - Private
  • Harrington, Benjamin F. - Private - Private
  • Harrison, Ansel T. - Sergeant - Sergeant
  • Henderson, I. C. - Private - Private
  • Henly, George W. - Private - Private
  • Hooper, Johnson M. - Private - Private
  • Houston, Jefferson J. - Private - Private
  • Hull, George W. - Private - Private
  • Hull, Philander S. - Private - Private
  • Jackson, Albert E. - Private - Private
  • Jackson, Edwin A. - Sergeant - Sergeant
  • Jackson, Emet A. - Private - Private
  • Johnson, J. S. - Private - Private
  • Jones, S. W. - Brevet Second Lieutenant - Brevet Second Lieutenant
  • Jones, W. Pinkney - Private - Private
  • Jones, W. L. - Sergeant - Sergeant
  • Jones, William P. - Private - Private
  • Land, William - Private - Private
  • Lee, Evan - Corporal - Corporal
  • Lloyd, Benjamin F. - Private - Private
  • Locklier, Lenard - Private - Private
  • Mann, Joseph T. - Private - Private
  • McCaleb, Patrick - Private - Sutler
  • McCrery, James - Private - Private
  • McDonald, Neal A. - Private - Private
  • McKinny, I. H. - Private - Private
  • McMillan, Duncan E. - Private - Private
  • McMurray, Thomas W. - Private - Private
  • Mobley, William B. - Corporal - Corporal
  • Mobly, William B. - Corporal - Corporal
  • Moore, James R. - Private - Private
  • Moore, James Revel - Private - Private
  • Moore, Richard - Jr. Second Lieutenant - Second Lieutenant
  • Moore, Tiry G. - Private - Private
  • Morehead, Alford W. - Sergeant - Sergeant
  • Morehead, Alfred W. - Sergeant - Sergeant
  • Moreton, Everet G. - Private - Private
  • Murphy, John - Private - Private
  • Myres, Joseph W. - Private - Private
  • Newton, Martin W. - Private - Private
  • Newton, Moses W. - Private - Private
  • Norris, T. R. - Private - Private
  • O'Farrell, Newton D. - Private - Private
  • O'Farrell, Newton D. - Private - Private
  • O'Ferrell, Newton D. - Private - Private
  • Offarell, Newton D. - Private - Private
  • Oliver, Llewellyn - Private - Private
  • Oxford, William E. - Private - Private
  • Peden, David A. - Private - Private
  • Peden, L. Franklin - Private - Private
  • Perrin, A. Robert - Private - Private
  • Perrin, Abner R. - Private - Private
  • Perrin, Solomon C. - Private - Private
  • Perrin, T. U. - Captain - Captain
  • Pettus, W. W. - Second Lieutenant - Second Lieutenant
  • Pope, John B. - Private - Private
  • Rimle, James - Private - Private
  • Robbins, Winter H. - Private - Private
  • Robertson, John M. - Private - Private
  • Rogers, Jacob W. - Private - Private
  • Rushing, Joseph L. - Private - Private
  • Shumate, Jesse C. F. - Private - Private
  • Shumate, John - Private - Private
  • Simmons, John K. - Private - Private
  • Slayden, Hartwell M. - Private - Private
  • Spinks, Peter E. - First Sergeant - First Sergeant
  • Stewart, Rufus M. - Private - Private
  • Stone, B. W. - Private - Private
  • Stone, I. D. - Private - Private
  • Stuart, Rufus M. - Private - Private
  • Thomas, Ovando A. - Private - Private
  • Trapp, Benjamin F. - Private - Private
  • Turnage, B. - Private - Private
  • Vonn, R. B. - Private - Private
  • Wallace, E. J. - Second Lieutenant - Second Lieutenant
  • Watt, William T. - Private - Private
  • Weatherall, Samuel W. - First Lieutenant - First Lieutenant
  • White, Louis H. - Private - Private
  • Wiggins, T. Brown - Private - Private
  • Wiggins, Theophilus B. - Private - Private
  • Williams, T. O. - Sergeant - Sergeant
  • Williams, Thomas A. - Sergeant - Sergeant
  • Wilson, Alexander R. - Private - Private
  • Wilson, J. Thomas - Private - Private