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    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

23d Alabama Infantry

23d Alabama Infantry Tablet

23d Alabama Infantry Tablet

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Regimental marker located on Confederate Avenue north of Fort Garrott. During the Battle of Chickasaw Bayou, the regiment was assigned to Brig. Gen. Edward D. Tracy's Brigade of Maj. Gen'ls. Martin Luther Smith's (until 30 Dec 1862) and Carter L. Steven's 2d Military District in Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton's Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana, and commanded by Col. Franklin K. Beck. This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Edward D. Tracy's (killed in action 1 May 1863) and Col. Isham W. Garrott's (killed in action 17 June 1863) Brigade of Brig. Gen. John S. Bowen's Confederate Forces at the Battle of Port Gibson, Stevenson's Division, Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton's Army of Vicksburg, and commanded by Col. Franklin K. Beck and Capt. A.C. Robards. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume II, page 406 and Volume III, pages 778 and 872.]

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