• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

1st Battalion Missouri Cavalry

No Marker Placed

No Marker Placed

This unit was attached to Cols. Joseph G. Shelby's (wounded 4 July 1863) and G. W. Thompson's 1st Brigade, of Brig. Gen. John S. Marmaduke's Division, Lt. Gen. Theophilus H. Holmes' District of Arkansas, in Lt. Gen. Edmund Kirby Smith's Trans-Mississippi Department, and commanded by Maj. B. Elliott. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume III, page 1244.]

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Graves in Vicksburg National Cemetery

Vicksburg National Cemetery is the largest internment of Civil War dead in the nation. It is the burial place for nearly 17,000 Union soldiers.