This 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, and commanded by Col. Thomas A. Mellon and Maj. Samuel M. Dyer. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume I, pages 225 and 593; Volume II, pages 250 and 643; and Volume III, page 1151.]
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The state of Missouri contributed 27 Union units and 15 Confederate units to the Vicksburg campaign.