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    Vicksburg

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Holcombe's South Carolina Legion

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Listed on the South Carolina State Memorial. This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Nathan G. Evans' Brigade, of Maj. Gen. Samuel G. French's Division (organized 21 June 1863), Gen. Joseph E. Johnston's Army of Relief, Department of the West, and commanded by Lt. Col. William J. Crawley and Maj. Martin G. Zeigler. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume III, page 1150.]
 
Inscription on South Carolina State Memorial
Inscription on South Carolina State Memorial
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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

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