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    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

3d Missouri Cavalry [Dismounted]

3rd Missouri Cavalry [Dismounted] Regimental Monuments

3rd Missouri Cavalry [Dismounted] Regimental Monuments

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Monument located on Confederate Avenue, 200 yards south of the Missouri Memorial. Also, a multiple iron tablet designating a sortie on 22 May 1863, located on Confederate Avenue in the northeast end of the Anshe Chesed Jewish Cemetery. This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Martin E. Green's (killed 27 June 1863) and Col. Thomas P. Dockery's 2d Brigade, of Maj. Gen. John S. Bowen's Division, Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton's Army of Vicksburg, and commanded Lt. Col. D. Todd Samuels and Capt. Felix Lotspeich. [Refer to pages 771, 772, and 793, Volume 3 of the WPA Monumentation Books; and Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume II, pages 316, 645, 688, and 848; and Volume III, pages 871, 902, 967, 1005, and 1151.]
 
3rd Missouri Cavalry [Dismounted] Tablet and Marker
3rd Missouri Cavalry [Dismounted] Tablet and Marker
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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

The civilians of Vicksburg endured their first naval bombardment of the Civil War during the summer of 1862?