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Confederate (CSV)

Lieutenant Colonel

Samuel F Butler

(? - 1862)

Home State: Mississippi

Command Billet: Regimental Lt Colonel

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 11th Mississippi Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From Jan - April 1861 he was Adjutant of [Charles A. ] Albert's Regiment, stationed at Pensacola, Florida. He was elected Major of the 11th Mississippi on 4 May 1861 as the regiment was formed.

On the Campaign

He relieved mortally wounded Col Liddell on the evening of 16 September in command of the regiment, and was himself mortally wounded in combat on the morning of the 17th.