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    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

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15th United States Infantry, 2d Battalion, Companies A, B, C, D, E

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This unit was attached to Col. Charles D. Murray's 1st Brigade, of Brig. Gen. James C. Veatch's 5th Division, Maj. Gen. Stephen A. Hurlbut's XVI Army Corps, District of Memphis, and commanded by Maj. John R. Edie. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume III, page 1140.]

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

On hearing the news of Vicksburg's surrender, President Lincoln declared, "The Father of Waters again goes unvexed to the sea."