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    National Military Park Mississippi

19th Arkansas Infantry

19th Arkansas Infantry Position Marker

19th Arkansas Infantry Position Marker

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Iron tablet located on Confederate Avenue at the Stockade Redan (Tour Stop #10). At the Battle of Arkansas Post, this unit was attached to Col. John W. Dunnington’s 3d Brigade of Brig. Gen. Thomas J. Churchill’s Post of Arkansas, and commanded by Col. C.L. Dawson. During the raids (15 April 1863 - 8 May 1863), the regiment was assigned to Col. Thomas P. Dockery’s Combat Team, of Maj. Gen. Carter L. Stevenson’s 2d Military District, Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton’s Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana, and commanded by Col. Dockery. Later the regiment was assigned to Brig. Gen. Martin E. Green’s (killed 27 June 1863) and Col. Thomas P. Dockery’s 2d Brigade, of Maj. Gen. John S. Bowen’s Division, Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton’s Army of Vicksburg, and commanded by Col. Thomas P. Dockery and Capt. James K. Norwood. [Refer to Edwin Bearss’ The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume I, page 419; Volume II, pages 251, 645, and 688 and Volume III, pages 871 and 967.]

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Confederate Headstones, Vicksburg National Cemetery

There are at least three known Confederates buried in Vicksburg National Cemetery, two of whom have graves designated by Confederate headstones.