(1808 - 1882)
Home State: Mississippi
Command Billet: Commanding Regiment
Branch of Service: Infantry
He was a member of Mississippi State Legislature, 1837; and the Mississippi State Senate, 1839.
On the Campaign
Notes on his Regiment at The Civil War in Mississippi say "Captain Sims commanded in the battle, but Colonel Humphreys arrived near the close of the fight and 'his timely presence cheered and animated the whole brigade.' "
After the War
Governor of Mississippi, 1865-68, he was physically ejected from the governor's office by an armed force under the orders of the U.S. military commander of Mississippi.
References & notes
Humphreys County, Mississippi is named for him.
8/26/1808; Claiborne County, MS
12/20/1882 Leflore County, MS; burial in Wintergreen Cemetery, Port Gibson, MS