• 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?

Vicksburg National Military Park was the last of the first five National Military Parks established by the Congress of the United States during the last quarter of the 19th century.