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Confederate (CSV)


Finis M. Bigham

(1840 - 1902)

Home State: Mississippi

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Mississippi Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

An 21 year old farmer, he enlisted as Private, Company I, 2nd Mississippi Infantry, date not given.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the left ankle in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was furloughed from the hospital for 60 days on 10 October 1862 and discharged for disability from wounds on 12 September 1863.

References & notes

His service from a casualty list/roster for the Campaign provided by Michael Brasher, from his research in Compiled Service Records, Company rolls, and other period sources. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


09/14/1840 in MS


12/12/1902; burial in Cherry Creek Cemetery, Pontotoc, MS