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    Vicksburg

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21st Missouri Infantry

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This unit was attached to Col. David Moore's 4th Brigade, of Brig. Gen. James C. Veatch's 5th Division, Maj. Gen. Stephen A. Hurlbut's XVI Army Corps, District of Memphis, and commanded by Lt. Col. Humphrey M. Woodyard. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume III, page 1140.]

Did You Know?

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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.