This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. James M. Hawes' Brigade, of Maj. Gen. John G. Walker's Division, Maj. Gen. Richard Taylor's District of Western Louisiana, in Lt. Gen. Edmund Kirby Smith's Trans-Mississippi Department, and commanded by Col. Overton Young. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume III, page 1204.]
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The state of Missouri contributed 27 Union units and 15 Confederate units to the Vicksburg campaign.