• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

15th Arkansas Infantry

No Marker Placed

No Marker Placed

This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. W.N.R. Beall’s Brigade, of Maj. Gen. Franklin Gardner’s 3d Military District at Port Hudson, LA, Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton’s Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana, and commanded by Col. Ben W. Johnson. [Refer to Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XXIV, Part 1 - Reports, page 706, and Edward Cunningham’s The Port Hudson Campaign, 1862 - 1863, page 127.]

Did You Know?

USS Cairo ca. 1862

The USS Cairo was only in service for 11 months before making history as the first U.S. marine vessel to be sunk by an electronically detonated mine.