• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Stirman's [Arkansas] Sharpshooter Battalion

No Marker Placed

No Marker Placed

This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. John S. Bowen’s Grand Gulf Defense Forces, and commanded by Maj. R. Stirman. [Refer to Edwin Bearss’ The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume II, page 316.]

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Jefferson Davis served as a United States Congressman, Senator, Secretary of War, and war hero before being called upon to accept the Presidency of the Confederate States.