• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Herron's Company Mississippi Cavalry

No Marker Placed

No Marker Placed

This unit was attached to Col. John M. Simonton's Task Force Simonton, of Maj. Gen. Franklin Gardner's 3d Military District at Port Hudson, LA, Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton's Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana, and commanded by Capt. Gadi Herron. The company was redisignated Co. H, 1st Mississippi Cavalry. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume II, page 251.]

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

The civilians of Vicksburg endured their first naval bombardment of the Civil War during the summer of 1862?