2d Infantry Battalion

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2nd Infantry Battalion was organized at Jackson, Mississippi, during the summer of 1861 with five companies, later increased to six. Ordered to Virginia, the battalion was assigned to General Garland's and Featherston's Brigade and in April, 1862 totalled 360 men. It was prominent in the campaigns of the army from Williamsburg to Sharpsburg. Then in November, 1862, additional companies joined the unit, and it became the 48th Mississippi Regiment. Its commanders were Lieutenant Colonels Thomas B. Manlove, John G. Taylor, and William S. Wilson.

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