"His records shows he was Sick in Hospital on the 30 August - 30 oct 1862 card. the Nov - Dec card showed died 20 oct 1862"
Lorenzo J. Temples,(CO E/37th. Regt), service record bears the same data with the exception that he did not die. Lorenzo's name also appears on a hospital muster roll of the General Hospital at Lauderdale Springs, MS to Sept. 30, 1862. Whether he was present or absent is not stated in this record.
William M. Temples,(CO K/37th. Regt), was captured while a patient in a hospital in Iuka, MS on Sept. 19, 1862. William's name appears on a list of POW's who were captured and paroled by U.S. forces in the battles of Iuka on the 19th of September, at Corinth on the 3rd. & 4th. of October, and Hatchie on the 5th. & 6th. of October, 1862.
James D. Stringer, (CO H/37th. Regt), was the youngest of three brothers who enlisted in Garlandsville, Newton County, MS, James was wounded in action at the Battle of Corinth (Oct 3-5) and was sent to a hospital in Jackson, MS.
These men, including your Needham Temples, were all members of the 37th. Regiment that did not participate in the Battle of Perryville, KY.
"After Beauregard evacuated Corinth May 29, and Bragg moved the main body of the army to Chattanooga in July, the Thirty-seventh was part of the Fourth Brigade (John D. Martin's) of Little's Division (afterward Hebert's) of the army of Gen. Sterling Price, left for the protection of Northeast Mississippi."