3rd Mississippi Infantry [African Descent]

This unit was attached to Col.s Isaac F. Shepard (under arrest at the time of the battle of Milliken's Bend) & Hermann Lieb (wounded 7 June 1863) & Lt. Col. Charles J. Paine's African Brigade, District of Northeast Louisiana under Brig. Gen'ls Jeremiah C. Sullivan (relieved 6/3/63) & Elias S. Dennis and was commanded by Col. Richard H. Ballinger. [Refer to Shepard of Missouri and Dennis of Illinois.]

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