• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

2d Mississippi Cavalry State Troops

No Marker Placed

No Marker Placed

This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Daniel Ruggles' 1st Military District, headquartered at Columbus, MS, of Gen. Joseph E. Johnston's Department of the West, and commanded by Col. J. F. Smith. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume II, pages 189 and 248; and Volume III, page 1119.]

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

The Union siege lines and Confederate defensive lines were marked during the first decade of the 20th century by many of the veterans who fought at Vicksburg, thus making Vicksburg National Military Park one of the most accurately marked military parks in the world.