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    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

26th Mississippi Infantry

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This unit attached to Brig. Gen. Lloyd Tilghman's 1st Brigade, of Maj. Gen. William Wing Loring's Division, Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton's Army of Vicksburg, and commanded by Col. Arthur E. Reynolds. During the siege of Vicksburg, the unit was attached to Col. Arthur E. Reynold's and Brig. Gen. John Adams' (assumed command 8 June 1863) 1st Brigade, of Maj. Gen. William Wing Loring's Division, Gen. Joseph E. Johnston's Army of Relief, Department of the West, and commanded by Lt. Col. Francis M. Boone and Maj. Tully F. Parker. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume I, page 593; Volume II, pages 251 and 643; and Volume III, page 1150.]

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