10th Louisiana Infantry [African Descent]
This unit was attached to Col's Isaac F. Shepard's (under arrest at the time of the battle of Milliken's Bend), Hermann Lieb's (wounded 7 June 1863), and Lt. Col. Charles J. Paine's African Brigade, District of Northeast Louisiana, under Brig. Gen'ls Jeremiah C. Sullivan (relieved 3 June 1863) and Elias S. Dennis, and commanded by Lt. Col. Frederick M. Crandell. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume III, pages 1205 and 1206, and also Shepard of Missouri and Dennis of Illinois.]
Did You Know?
In 1903, Massachusetts was the first state to erect a memorial to its soldiers who served during the Vicksburg campaign on the grounds of Vicksburg National Military Park.