1st Louisiana Heavy Artillery, Company H
This unit was attached to the "Widow Blakely Battery" about a mile southeast of the Marine Battery, 130 ft above the river, and commanded by Capt. Richard S. Bond. The battery mounted three 32-pdr rifled guns and one 7.44-inch Blakely Rifle (known as the "Widow Blakely").
Did You Know?
The state of Missouri contributed 27 Union units and 15 Confederate units to the Vicksburg campaign.