• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

2d Missouri Cavalry

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3 February - 10 April 1863 (Yazoo Pass Expedition) - This unit was attached as an unbrigaded regiment of Maj. William Wing Loring's Confederate Forces, Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton's Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana, and commanded by Col. Robert McCulloch. During the rest of the Campaign and Siege of Vicksburg, it was attached to Col. Robert McCulloch's 1st Brigade, of Brig. Gen. James R. Chalmers' 5th Military District (headquartered at Panola, MS), Gen. Joseph E. Johnston's Department of the West, and commanded by Maj. R. A. McCulloch and Capt. P. M. Savery. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume I, page 594; Volume II, page 250; and Volume III, page 1144.]

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Jefferson Davis served as a United States Congressman, Senator, Secretary of War, and war hero before being called upon to accept the Presidency of the Confederate States.