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.]
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The state of Missouri contributed 27 Union units and 15 Confederate units to the Vicksburg campaign.