1st Indiana Cavalry
This unit was attached to Col. Powell Clayton's Cavalry Brigade of Brig. Gen. Frederick Salomon's 13th Division of Maj. Gen. Benjamin M. Prentiss' District of Eastern Arkansas, Maj. Gen. Edward O.C. Ord's XIII Army Corps and was commanded by Lt. Col. Thomas N. Pace.
Did You Know?
President Abraham Lincoln, in speaking of Vicksburg's importance, is reputed to have stated early during the Civil War, "See what a lot of land these fellows hold, of which Vicksburg is the key, the war can never be brought to a close until that key is in our pocket."