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Re: Confederate Dead at Corinth

I believe that my great great uncle Duncan McQuagge/McQuaigge was probably killed at the Battle of Corinth, as was Alexander McQuaig. The report was thus: CASUALTIES = Killed 505; Wounded 2,150; Missing 2,183; TOTAL 4,838. Duncan and Alexander were apparently among the missing.

Duncan was 2nd Sergeant 1st Co. "D"/2nd Co. "B" of the 1st Confederate Battalion. This company organized at Fort Morgan, Ala., Feb. 13, 1862, and went to Fort Pillow shortly afterwards. Initially designated Company D, some members were Floridians, while others had served in Companies F and H of the 2nd Alabama Regiment. He was the oldest son of Norman McQuagge of Eucheeanna in Walton County, FL.

Alexander was with MS 37th Inf. Co. F. He enlisted April 22, 1862 at DeSoto, MS. and was killed Oct. 3, 1862 at the Battle of Corinth, MS (where buried, unknown). He was the son of John McQuaig of Clarke County, MS.

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