• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

20th Arkansas Infantry

20th Arkansas Infantry Position Marker

20th Arkansas Infantry Position Marker

NPS Photo

Iron tablet located on Confederate Avenue at the Stockade Redan (Tour Stop #10). This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Martin E. Green’s (killed 27 June 1863) and Col. Thomas P. Dockery’s 2d Brigade, of Maj. Gen. John S. Bowen’s Division, Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton’s Army of Vicksburg, and commanded by Col. Dudley W. Jones. [Refer to Edwin Bearss’ The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume II, pages 316, 645, and 688 and Volume III, pages 871 and 967.]

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Jefferson Davis served as a United States Congressman, Senator, Secretary of War, and war hero before being called upon to accept the Presidency of the Confederate States.