• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

1st Alabama Infantry, African Descent

No Marker Placed

No Marker Placed

This unit served with the unattached infantry of Brig. Gen. Grenville M. Dodge's 2d Division, Maj. Gen. Richard J. Oglesby's Left Wing, XVI Army Corps, District of Corinth, and commanded by Col. James M. Alexander. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume III, page 1141.]

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

In 1903, Massachusetts was the first state to erect a memorial to its soldiers who served during the Vicksburg campaign on the grounds of Vicksburg National Military Park.