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    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

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13th Alabama Cavalry Battalion [Partisan Rangers]

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This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Daniel Ruggles' 1st Military District (headquarters, Columbus, MS) of Gen. Joseph E. Johnston's Department of the West, and commanded by Maj. W. A. Hewlett. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume II, page 249 and Volume III, page 1143.]

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

The state of Missouri contributed 27 Union units and 15 Confederate units to the Vicksburg campaign.