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    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

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1st Arkansas Cavalry Battalion [Dismounted]

1st Arkansas Cavalry Battalion Position Marker

1st Arkansas Cavalry Battalion Position Marker

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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?

Did You Know?

On hearing the news of Vicksburg's surrender, President Lincoln declared, "The Father of Waters again goes unvexed to the sea."