• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Martin's Company Mississippi Cavalry State Troops

No Marker Placed

No Marker Placed

This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Daniel Ruggles' 1st Military District, headquartered at Columbus, MS, of Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton's Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana, and commanded by Capt. W.C. Martin. This organization was redesignated as Co. C, 2d Mississippi Cavalry State Troops. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume II, page 249.]

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.