In March and April, 1862, Mississippi leaders heeded the additional
"call to arms" and marshalled new units of volunteers to fight
for the Confederacy.
The vast majority of these Mississippi volunteers were farmers. Rarely
traveling far from their fields, going to war would prove to be an exciting
experience for them. Ranging from beardless boys to venerable greybeards,
the majority of the 33rd Mississippi Infantry were in their 20's and 30's. Educated and
uneducated, rich and poor, rural and urban, all were ready to fight to
protect their families and homes from invasion, and to defend Mississippi's
This is the story of the nearly 1,400 men whose names and records that I
have found associated with the 33rd Mississippi Infantry.
Over 60 pages of information on the 33rd Mississippi Infantry
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