• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

28th Mississippi Cavalry, Company I

No Marker Placed

No Marker Placed

At the Battle of Chickasaw Bayou, this unit was attached to Col. William T. Withers' Provisional Cavalry Brigade, of Brig. Gen. Stephen Dill Lee's Provisional Division, Maj. Gen. Martin Luther Smith's 2d Military District, of Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton's Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana, and commanded by Capt. W. H. Johnson. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume I, page 225.]

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

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