This unit was attached to 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 Lts. Wilkins (killed in action) and Chase (killed in action). [Refer to Edward Cunningham's The Port Hudson Campaign, 1862 - 1863, page 127.]
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The state of Missouri contributed 27 Union units and 15 Confederate units to the Vicksburg campaign.