This unit was attached to Col. William F. Selmons' 2d Brigade, of Brig. Gen. James R. Chalmers' 5th Military District (headquartered at Panola, MS), Gen. Joseph E. Johnston's Department of the West, and commanded by Col. J. G. Stocks.[Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume I, page 594; and Volume III, page 1144.]
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The state of Missouri contributed 27 Union units and 15 Confederate units to the Vicksburg campaign.