• 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.]

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.