• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Bridges' [Arkansas] Sharpshooter Battalion

No Marker Placed

No Marker Placed

This unit was attached to Lt. Col. Samuel W. Ferguson’s Combat Team Ferguson, of Gen. Joseph E. Johnston’s Department of the West, and commanded by Maj. Henry W. Bridges. [Refer to Edwin Bearss’ The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume II, page 128.]

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Vicksburg National Military Park is one of the most heavily monumented parks in the world with over 1330 monuments, markers, tablets, and plaques. The beauty and artistry of its monumentation prompted one Civil War veteran to call Vicksburg National Military Park, "the art park of the world."