• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Smith's Company Mississippi Cavalry State Troops

No Marker Placed

No Marker Placed

This unit was attached to Maj. A.H. Chalmers' 18th Battalion Mississippi Cavalry, of Brig. Gen. James R. Chalmers' 5th Military District (headquartered at Panola, MS), Gen. Joseph E. Johnston's Department of the West, and commanded by Capt. J. Y. Smith. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume I, page 594; Volume II, page 249.]

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Confederate Headstones, Vicksburg National Cemetery

There are at least three known Confederates buried in Vicksburg National Cemetery, two of whom have graves designated by Confederate headstones.