• View from Battery DeGolyer


    National Military Park Mississippi

40th Alabama Infantry Battalion [Sharpshooters]

No Marker Placed

No Marker Placed

In the Greenville Expedition, the unit was attached to Lt. Col. Samuel W. Ferguson's Combat Team Ferguson, and commanded by Lt. Col. John H. Higley. Later the regiment was assigned to Brig. Gen. Matthew D. Ector's Brigade of Maj. Gen. William H.T. Walker's Division, Gen. Joseph E. Johnston's Army of Relief, Department of the West and was commanded by Maj. T.O. Stone. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume II, page 128 and Volume III, page 1151.]

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Graves in Vicksburg National Cemetery

Vicksburg National Cemetery is the largest internment of Civil War dead in the nation. It is the burial place for nearly 17,000 Union soldiers.