• 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.]

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

The Union siege lines and Confederate defensive lines were marked during the first decade of the 20th century by many of the veterans who fought at Vicksburg, thus making Vicksburg National Military Park one of the most accurately marked military parks in the world.