This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Ben H. Helm's Kentucky 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. Joseph P. Nuckols and Lt. Col. John A. Adair. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume III, page 1149.]
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The state of Missouri contributed 27 Union units and 15 Confederate units to the Vicksburg campaign.