• 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?

In 1903, Massachusetts was the first state to erect a memorial to its soldiers who served during the Vicksburg campaign on the grounds of Vicksburg National Military Park.