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Roberts' Company, Mississippi Artillery (Seven Stars Artillery)
Seven Stars Light Artillery was formed during the early summer of 1862 at Jackson,
Mississippi. Most of the men were from Hinds and Rankin counties. In July the battery contained
4 officers and 130 men and was attached to the Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana.
On July 9, 1863, it was captured at Port Hudson. The unit was exchanged, but
in February, 1864, it disbanded. Many of the men served in other Mississippi commands. Captain
Calvit Roberts was in command.
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