• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

22d Mississippi Infantry

No Marker Placed

No Marker Placed

From the 15 April to 8 May 1863, this unit was in Brig. Gen. Winfield S. Featherston's 3d Brigade, of Maj. Gen. William Wing Loring's Division, Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton's Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana, and commanded by Col. Frank Schaller. Prior to that, the regiment was commanded by Lt. Col. H. G. Ried. At Champion Hill the regiment was attached to Brig. Gen. Winfield S. Featherston's 3d Brigade, of Maj. Gen. William Wing Loring's Division, Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton's Army of Vicksburg. During the siege of Vicksburg, the unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Winfield S. Featherston's 3d Brigade, of Maj. Gen. William Wing Loring's Division, Gen. Joseph E. Johnston's Army of Relief, Department of the West. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume I, pages 593 and 595; Volume II, pages 250 and 643; and Volume III, page 1151.]

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

The civilians of Vicksburg endured their first naval bombardment of the Civil War during the summer of 1862?