• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

1st Arkansas Cavalry Battalion [Dismounted]

1st Arkansas Cavalry Battalion Position Marker

1st Arkansas Cavalry Battalion Position Marker

NPS Photo

Iron tablet located on Confederate Avenue south of the Arkansas Memorial. Also a multiple iron tablet located in the northeast end of the Anshe Chesed Jewish Cemetery. This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Martin E. Green’s (killed in action 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 Capt. W. S. Catterson and Capt. John J. Clark. [Refer to Edwin Bearss’ The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume II, pages 316, 645, and 688 and Volume III, pages 871 and 967.]
 
Baldwin's Ferry Road Lunette Position Tablet

Baldwin's Ferry Road Lunette Position Tablet

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Did You Know?

USS Cairo ca. 1862

The USS Cairo was only in service for 11 months before making history as the first U.S. marine vessel to be sunk by an electronically detonated mine.