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    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

15th Mississippi Infantry

No Marker Placed

No Marker Placed

From 15 April to 8 May 1863, this unit was attached to Brig. Gen. John Adams' 4th Military District, of Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton's Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana, and commanded by Col. Michael Farrell. During the siege of Vicksburg, the regiment was attached to Col. Arthur E. Reynold's and Brig. Gen. John Adams' (assumed command 8 June 1863) 1st Brigade, of Maj. Gen. William Wing Loring's Division, Gen. Joseph E. Johnston's Army of Relief, Department of the West. [Refer to Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XXIV, Part 1 - Reports, page 706; and to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume II, page 251; and Volume III, page 1150.]

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Graves in Vicksburg National Cemetery

Vicksburg National Cemetery is the largest internment of Civil War dead in the nation. It is the burial place for nearly 17,000 Union soldiers.