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    Vicksburg

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16th Texas Infantry

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This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Henry E. McCulloch's 1st Brigade, of Maj. Gen. John G. Walker's Division, Maj. Gen. Richard Taylor's District of Western Louisiana, in Lt. Gen. Edmund Kirby Smith's Trans-Mississippi Department, and commanded by Col. George Flournoy. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume III, page 1204.]

Did You Know?

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Confederate President Jefferson Davis made his antebellum home in Warren County, just south of Vicksburg.