• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

1st Arkansas Mounted Rifles [Dismounted]

No Marker Placed

No Marker Placed

This unit was a dismounted command of riflemen attached to Brig. Gen. Evander McNair’s Brigade, of Maj. Gen. Samuel G. French’s Division (organized 21 June 1863), Gen. Joseph E. Johnston’s Army of Relief, Department of the West, and commanded by Col. R.W. Harper. [Refer to Edwin Bearss’ The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume III, page 1150.]

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

The Union siege lines and Confederate defensive lines were marked during the first decade of the 20th century by many of the veterans who fought at Vicksburg, thus making Vicksburg National Military Park one of the most accurately marked military parks in the world.