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    National Military Park Mississippi

18th Battalion Mississippi Cavalry State Troops, Company D

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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 J. W. Smith. Originally Smith's Mississippi Partisan Rangers, this organization was re-designated as Co. D, 18th Battalion Mississippi Cavalry State Troops. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume I, page 594; Volume II, page 249; and Volume III, page 1144.]

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