• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Hill's Company Partisan Rangers

No Marker Placed

No Marker Placed

At the Battle of Chickasaw Bayou, this unit was attached to Col. William T. Withers' Provisional Brigade, of Brig. Gen. Stephen Dill Lee's Provisional Division, Maj. Gen. Martin Luther Smith's 2d Military District, in Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton's Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana, and commanded by Capt. A.P. Hill. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume I, page 225.]

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

President Abraham Lincoln, in speaking of Vicksburg's importance, is reputed to have stated early during the Civil War, "See what a lot of land these fellows hold, of which Vicksburg is the key, the war can never be brought to a close until that key is in our pocket."