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Roster for Field and Staff
Age:
25
Initial Rank:
Private
Joined:
Wednesday, May 01, 1861
Term (yrs):
1
Appointed Sergeant Major on 5/1/1861. Slightly wounded at 1st Manassas on 7/21/1861. Elected Major from
4/22/1862. Wounded at Sharpsburg on 9/17/1862. Captured at Gettysburg on 7/1/1863. Sent to Johnson's
Island, OH. Exchanged on 3/1/1864. Appointed Lt. Col. on 7/3/1863. Wounded (right leg) on 8/18/1864 at the
Weldon Railroad. Furloughed 60-days from 10/5/1864. Commanding Regiment on 1/30/1865. Captured at
Hatchers Run during the fighting on 2/5/1865-2/7/1865. Sent to Johnson's Island, OH. Released on oath on
6/18/1865.
Occupation:
Lawyer
CO:
K,S
Blair, John A.
Enrolled at:
Tishomingo Co., MS
Enrolled By:
Capt. Stone
Born:
Marital Status:
Residence:
Yes
Promoted:
ROH:
No
Age:
28
Initial Rank:
Captain
Joined:
Wednesday, February 20, 1861
Term (yrs):
1
Promoted by election to Lieutenant Colonel on 5/10/1861. Captured at 1st Manassas on 7/21/1861. Resigned on
1/31/1862.
Occupation:
Lawyer
CO:
A,S
Boone, Bartley B.
Enrolled at:
Corinth, MS
Enrolled By:
R. Griffith
Born:
Tennessee
Marital Status:
M
Residence:
Jacinto, MS
Yes
Promoted:
ROH:
No
Age:
41
Initial Rank:
Captain
Joined:
Wednesday, May 01, 1861
Term (yrs):
1
Wounded (right leg) and captured at Gettysburg on 7/3/1863. Sent to Johnson's Island, OH. Exchanged on
3/3/1864. Promoted Major on 7/12/1864 to date from 7/3/1863. Wounded on 8/18/1864 resulting in amputation
of little finger and injury to metacarpal bone. Furloughed 30-days. Resigned on 1/14/1865.
Occupation:
Blacksmith
CO:
B,S
Buchanan, John H.
Enrolled at:
Tippah Co., MS
Enrolled By:
Col. Falkner
Born:
Marital Status:
Residence:
Yes
Promoted:
ROH:
No
Age:
21
Initial Rank:
Private
Joined:
Wednesday, May 01, 1861
Term (yrs):
1
Appointed 3rd Corporal on 11/29/1861. Promoted to Ordnance Sergeant on 5/17/1862 (Field & Staff).
Occupation:
Farmer
CO:
A,S
Caraway, James P.
Enrolled at:
Tishomingo Co., MS
Enrolled By:
Capt. Leeth
Born:
Tennessee
Marital Status:
S
Residence:
Rienzi, MS
Yes
Promoted:
ROH:
No
Age:
21
Initial Rank:
Private
Joined:
Wednesday, May 01, 1861
Term (yrs):
1
Wounded at Sharpsburg on 9/17/1862 (left on the field and captured). Exchanged in December, 1862.
Promoted to 4th Sergeant on 2/16/1863. Wounded (both legs) and captured at Gettysburg on 7/3/1863. Taken to
Point Lookout, MD. Became a "Galvanized Yankee" and joined Union army on 2/26/1864. Apparently deserted
the Union Army (escaped) in June, 1864 and rejoined the regiment. Promoted to Ensign and 1st Lt. P.A.C.S. on
8/25/1864. [Color-bearer at Gettysburg on 7/3/1863].
Occupation:
Farmer
CO:
D,S
Davis, Christopher C.
Enrolled at:
Tippah Co., MS
Enrolled By:
Capt. Beck
Born:
Alabama
Marital Status:
S
Residence:
Pine Grove, MS
Yes
Promoted:
ROH:
Yes
Age:
35
Initial Rank:
Captain
Joined:
Monday, March 04, 1861
Term (yrs):
1
Also see 7th Mississippi Cavalry Regiment. Appointed Colonel of the regiment on 5/10/1861. Slightly wounded
at 1st Manassas on 7/21/1861. Lost in close election to Captain John M. Stone of Company K during
regimental reorganization on 4/23/1862. Resigned as Colonel and went back to Mississippi to raise the 7th
Mississippi Cavalry Regiment (Partisan Rangers) which see.
Occupation:
CO:
F,S
Falkner, William C.
Enrolled at:
Ripley, MS
Enrolled By:
J. R. Chalmers
Born:
Virginia
Marital Status:
M
Residence:
Yes
Promoted:
ROH:
No
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