This unit was attached to Cols. Joseph G. Shelby's (wounded 4 July 1863) and G. W. Thompson's 1st 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. B.F. Gordon. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume III, page 1244.]
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The state of Missouri contributed 27 Union units and 15 Confederate units to the Vicksburg campaign.