Brief History of Civil War Record
My Great Great Grandfather, William Page enlisted in the 41st Mississippi Infantry, Company G as a Private in Spring of 1862 at Aberdeen, MS. Their first skirmish was at Corinth, MS on 21 May 1862. On 8 Oct 1862 they were at Perryville and then at Murfreesboro from 31 Dec 1862 until 3 Jan 1863. The next skirmish was at Unionville on 4 Mar 1863. They participated in the Tullahoma Campaign in Jun 1863. William Page was wounded in the upper leg at Chickamauga on 19 Sep 1863. From there they took part in the Chattanooga Siege from Sep-Nov 1863 and was in the Battle of Chattanooga on 23-25 Nov 1863.
The 41st Mississippi fought in the Atlanta Campaign from May-Sep 1864. They were at Resaca and New Hope Church in May and Jun, then at Marietta on 22 Jun 1864 and in the Battle at Kennesaw Mountain on 27 Jun 1864. They were active in the Siege of Atlanta from Jul-Sep 1864.
They fought at Jonesboro on 31 Aug-1 Sep 1864. In Nov and Dec 1864 they were at Franklin and then Nashville. They finished up the war in the Carolinas Campaign in Feb-Apr 1865. William Page was paroled May 1865.
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