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    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

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3d Missouri Cavalry

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This unit was attached to Col. Colton Green's 2d Brigade, of Brig. Gen. John S. Marmaduke's Division, Lt. Gen. Theophilus H. Holmes' District of Arkansas, in Lt. Gen. Edmund Kirby Smith's Trans-Mississippi Department, and commanded by Lt. Col. Leonidas C. Campbell. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume III, pages 1097, 1244, and 1255.]

Did You Know?

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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.