• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Blyth's 1st Battalion Mississippi Cavalry State Troops

No Marker Placed

No Marker Placed

This unit was attached to Maj. A.H. Chalmers' 18th Battalion Mississippi Cavalry, and later to Brig. Gen. James Z. George's 3d 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. G. L. Blyth. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume I, page 594; Volume II, page 249; and Volume III, page 1144.]

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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.