2nd Infantry Regiment



2nd Infantry Regiment, formerly the 25th Mississippi Infantry Regiment, was formed in January, 1862. It contained men from Mississippi and Tennessee. The unit was assigned to General Bowen's Brigade, Army of the Mississippi, and saw action at Shiloh. Then on May 8, 1862, it was broken up. The men joined other commands and three Mississippi companies became the 1st Mississippi Battalion Sharpshooters. Its field officers were Colonel John D. Martin, Lieutenant Colonel Edward F. McGehee, and Major Thomas H. Mangum.

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