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6th Battalion Infantry, Company K,
"The Kemper Guards"

This information was donated by Tom Neely.

Company K of the 6th Battalion Infantry, known as the Kemper Guards, was said to have been organized July 13, 1861, and lists many of the same officers as Company I, of the 5th Regiment:

Captains: Adam T. Steinas (Stennis); Tandy C. K. Bostick, D. C. Durham, wounded at Atlanta
First Lieutenants: Tandy C. K. Bostick, R. M. Peden, D. C. Chamberlain
Second Lieutenants: Allen J. Henderson, John McRae
Third Lieutenants: James D. Peden, D. D. Durham
Adam T. Stennis was later elected Major of the 5th Mississippi Infantry Regiment.

Name Enlisted Additional Information
Wilson, Hugh W., Pvt. Pleasant Springs, MS
Jul 8, 1861 into the Kemper Guards; transferred to 11th MS, Co. D in the fall of 1862
Clothing had 13 bullet holes but not injured at Gettysburg Jul 3, 1863; wounded at the Wilderness, May 6, 1864

 

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