• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Denson's Company, Louisiana Cavalry

No Marker Placed

No Marker Placed

During the Battle of Arkansas Post (9 January 1863 - 11 January 1863), this unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Thomas J. Churchill's Post of Arkansas. Afterwards, it was assigned to Brig. Gen. James F. Fagan's 2d Brigade, of Maj. Gen. Sterling Price's Division, Lt. Gen. Theophilus H. Holmes' District of Arkansas, in Lt. Gen. Edmund Kirby Smith's Trans-Mississippi Department, and commanded by Capt. W.B. Denson. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume III, page 1244.]

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.