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    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

4th Florida Infantry

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This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Marcellus A. Stovall's Brigade, of Maj. Gen. John C. Breckinridge's Division, Gen. Joseph E. Johnston's Army of Relief, Department of the West, and commanded by Col. L.L. Bowen and Lt. Col. Edward Badger. Transferred from the Department of Tennessee, the consolidated regiment arrived in Jackson, MS, on 1 June 1863. On 4 July 1863, the unit's headquarters was located near Bolton, MS. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume III, page 1149.]

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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.