• View from Battery DeGolyer


    National Military Park Mississippi

1st Mississippi Infantry Battalion State Troops [Gregg]

No Marker Placed

No Marker Placed

At the Battle of Jackson, MS (14 May 1863), this unit, along with civilian volunteers, manned the 17 pieces of artillery emplaced in the earthworks, and acted as the rear guard for Brig. Gen. John Gregg's withdrawal from Jackson. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume II, page 558.]

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