• 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?

The Union siege lines and Confederate defensive lines were marked during the first decade of the 20th century by many of the veterans who fought at Vicksburg, thus making Vicksburg National Military Park one of the most accurately marked military parks in the world.