• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

22d South Carolina Infantry

No Marker Placed

No Marker Placed

Listed on the South Carolina State Memorial. This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Nathan G. Evans' Brigade, of Maj. Gen. Samuel G. French's Division (organized 21 June 1863), Gen. Joseph E. Johnston's Army of Relief, Department of the West, and commanded by Lt. Col. J. O'Connell and Capt. A. C. Peace. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume III, page 1150.]
 
Inscription on South Carolina State Memorial
Inscription on South Carolina State Memorial
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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."