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    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

31st Mississippi Infantry

No Marker Placed

No Marker Placed

This unit attached to Brig. Gen. Winfield S. Featherston's 3d Brigade, of Maj. Gen. William Wing Loring's Division, Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton's Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana, and commanded by Col. J. A. Orr and Lt. Col. Marcus D.L. Stephens. During the siege of Vicksburg, the unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Winfield S. Featherston's 3d Brigade, of Maj. Gen. William Wing Loring's Division, Gen. Joseph E. Johnston's Army of Relief, Department of the West. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume I, pages 593 and 595; Volume II, pages 250 and 643; and Volume III, page 1151.]

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Vicksburg National Military Park is one of the most heavily monumented parks in the world with over 1330 monuments, markers, tablets, and plaques. The beauty and artistry of its monumentation prompted one Civil War veteran to call Vicksburg National Military Park, "the art park of the world."