The History of the Winston Guards

INTRODUCTION

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Sources of Information

  1. J. H. Cornwell, "A List of the Old Winston Guards." Winston County Journal, March 4, 1898.
  2. Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations From the State of Mississippi --Thirteenth Infantry. U. S. National Archives, Microcopy 269, Roll 210.
  3. Eighth Census, 1860 Mississippi -- Wilkinson, Winston, Yalobusha, and Yazoo Counties. U.S. Bureau of Census, Microcopy m653, Roll 594; Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers.
  4. Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers; Jennie N. Hoffman, A History of Winston County, Volume I. Federal Writer's Project of the Work's Progress Administration, 1938, p. 120.
  5. Ibid; Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers.
  6. Winston County Journal, March 4, 1898; 1860 Census of Mississippi.
  7. "Address of Miss Lou Covington, on the Occasion of the Presentation to the Winston Guards, of the Flag Purchased and Donated by the Ladies of Louisville. Winston County Journal, March 11, 1898.
  8. See Appendix A for a complete listing of the battles and dates.
  9. Diary of Thomas D. Wallace. Special Collections, Mississippi State University; Jubal A. Early to Thomas Jordan, August 1, 1861, The War of the Rebellion:...Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies . Washington: Government Printing Office, 1880, pp.556-558. Hereafter cited as: O. R.
  10. Diary of Thomas Wallace.
  11. W. H. Jenifer to Nathan G. Evans, October 28, 1861, O.R., I, 5: 370.
  12. William Barksdale to Captain Dickinson, July 24, 1862, O. R., I, 11,2: 750-751; Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers.
  13. William Barksdale to James M. Goggin, October 12, 1862, O. R., I, 19, 2: 883-884; Return of Confederate Casualties, battle of Sharpsburg, Ibid, p. 812; Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers.
  14. Lafayette McLaws to Moxley Sorrell, December 30, 1862, O. R., I, 21: 578-579.
  15. Joseph B. Kershaw to James M. Goggin, October 1, 1863, O. R., I, 27: 366-368; Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers.
  16. Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers.
  17. Winston County Journal, March 4, 1898.
  18. Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers; William T. Lewis, The Centennial History of Winston County, Mississippi . Pasadena: Globe Publishers International, 1970, p. 107; Jennie N. Hoffman, A History of Winston County, Volume I. Federal Writer's Project of the Works Progress Administration, 1938, p. 120; Pension Record 1916. Winston County Chancery Clerk, Louisville, Mississippi, p. 219.
  19. Pension Record 1916, p. 75; Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers.
  20. Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers; Pension Record 1900. Winston County Chancery Clerk, Louisville, Mississippi, p. 204.
  21. "May 13, 1861--Thirty Seven Years Ago." Winston County Journal , May 13, 1898.

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Bibliography

I. ----- Sources

------- A. Manuscript Collections

Diary of Thomas D. Wallace. Special Collections, Mississippi State University.

Enumeration of Confederate Veterans and Widows, 1907 -- Winston County. Special Collections, Mississippi State University.

------- B. Newspapers

Cornwell, J. H. "A List of the Old Winston Guards." Winston County Journal, March 11, 1898.

"Address of Miss Lou Covington, on the Occasion of the Presentation to the Winston Guards, of the Flag Purchased and Donated by the Ladies of Louisville." Winston County Journal, March 11, 1898.

"May 13, 1861--Thirty Seven Years Ago." Winston County Journal, May 13, 1898.

------- C. Public Documents

Confederate Pensions 1892-1895. Winston County Chancery Clerk, Louisville, Mississippi.

Pension Record 1900. Winston County Chancery Clerk, Louisville, Mississippi.

Pension Record 1916. Winston County Chancery Clerk, Louisville, Mississippi.

------- D. Published Manuscripts

The War of the Rebellion:...Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies . 128 vols. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1880-1901.

II. Secondary Sources

------- A. Books

Bonner, Kathryn R. Mississippi 1860 U.S. Census Index, Vols. I-III. 1983.

Cowles, Calvin D., George B. Davis, Joseph W. Kirkley, and Leslie J. Perry. comps. The Official Military Atlas of the Civil War . New York: Arno Press Inc., 1978.

Esposito, Vincent J., ed. The West Point Atlas of American Wars Volume I 1689 - 1900 . New York: Frederick A. Praeger, 1959.

Lewis, William T. The Centennial History of Winston County, Mississippi . Pasadena: Globe Publishers International, 1970.

Miller, Francis T., ed. The Photographic History of the Civil War in Ten Volumes. Volume One: The Opening Battles . Springfield: Patriot Publishing Co., 1911.

Shinn, Josiah H. History of the American People . Cincinnati: American Book Company, 1899.

------- B. Unpublished Materials

Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations From the State of Mississippi--Thirteenth Infantry. U.S. National Archives, Microcopy 269, Rolls 210-220.

Eighth Census, 1860 Mississippi -- Wilkinson, Winston, Yalobusha, and Yazoo Counties. U.S. Bureau of Census, Microcopy m653, Roll 594.

Hoffman, Jennie N. A History of Winston County, Vol. I. Federal Writer's Project of the Works Progress Administration, 1938.

Roster of Mississippi Soldiers, Benjamin G. Humphrey's Brigade, Army of Northern Virginia, Paroled at Appomattox, April 9, 1865. Unpublished paper, Thomas Williams, Mitchell Memorial Library, Mississippi State University.

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