Mississippi Swampers: Company B, 44th Mississippi Infantry Roster (Chapter 2)

Officers: Robert H. Humphreys – Captain: Age 30, June 11, 1861- killed at the Battle of Shiloh April 6, 1862. James Moore – 1st. Lieutenant: Age 25, June 11, 1861- … Continue reading Mississippi Swampers: Company B, 44th Mississippi Infantry Roster (Chapter 2)

Mississippi Swampers are Born: Battle of Belmont and Shiloh (Chapter 1)

      The Mississippi Swampers were organized at Memphis, Tennessee on June 11, 1861.  It’s origins go further south though.  Robert J. Humphreys was the popular sheriff of Tunica … Continue reading Mississippi Swampers are Born: Battle of Belmont and Shiloh (Chapter 1)