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22d Louisiana Infantry, Companies C, D [Detachment]

22d Louisiana Infantry, Companies C, D [Detachment] Regimental Monument

22d Louisiana Infantry, Companies C, D [Detachment] Regimental Monument

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Multiple monument located on the old Jackson Road behind the Louisiana Memorial near the entrance to Beulah Cemetery (private). Also, an iron tablet located north of the Louisiana Monument on Confederate Avenue. This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Louis Hébert's 1st Brigade, of Maj. Gen. John H. Forney's Division, Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton's Army of Vicksburg, and commanded by Lt. Col. J. T. Plattsmier of the 21st Louisiana Infantry. Company C was commanded by Capt. F. Gomez, and Company D was commanded by Capt. J. C. Thread. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume III, page 870.]
 
22d Louisiana Infantry, Companies C, D [Detachment] Marker
22d Louisiana Infantry, Companies C, D [Detachment] Marker
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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

On hearing the news of Vicksburg's surrender, President Lincoln declared, "The Father of Waters again goes unvexed to the sea."