• 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 was the last of the first five National Military Parks established by the Congress of the United States during the last quarter of the 19th century.