• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

24th Arkansas Infantry

No Marker Placed

No Marker Placed

This unit was an unattached regiment to Brig. Gen. Thomas J. Churchill’s Post of Arkansas, and commanded by Col. E. E. Portlock. [Refer to Edwin Bearss’ The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume I, page 419.]

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."