Pvt. Ford, Co. E, is listed as Buried: Rock Island Prison Cemetery, Rock Island, IL Gravesite: 1563.
Below is a thumbnail sketch of the unit. You'll find a more detailed history by conducting a Goggle search, "7th Mississippi Battalion."
7th Battalion, Mississippi Infantry
7th Infantry Battalion was organized during the early spring of 1862 near Quitman, Mississippi. After participating in the conflict at Corinth the unit was assigned to Hebert's Brigade, Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana, and was captured when Vicksburg fell. After the exchange only 15 officers and 116 men were present. The battalion then served in Mackall's and Sears' Brigade, was prominent throughout the Atlanta Campaign, endured Hood's winter operations in Tennessee, and aided in the defense of Mobile. It reported 65 casualties at Corinth, 50 during the siege of Vicksburg, 72 at Kenesaw Mountain, and 9 at the Chattahoochee River . Few were included in the surrender in May, 1865. The field officers were Lieutenant Colonels L. B. Pardue and James S. Terral, and Major Joel E. Welborn.
Mustered Out: 5/4/65 at Citronelle, AL