• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

16th Battalion Mississippi Cavalry State Troops

No Marker Placed

No Marker Placed

This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Daniel Ruggles' 1st Military District, headquartered at Columbus, MS, of Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton's Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana, and commanded by Maj. T. W. Ham. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume II, page 249.]

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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.