• View from Battery DeGolyer


    National Military Park Mississippi

Bridges' [Arkansas] Cavalry Battalion

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This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. J. W. Whitfield’s 2d Brigade, of Brig. Gen. William H. (Red) Jackson’s Cavalry Division, Gen. Joseph E. Johnston’s Army of Relief, Department of the West, and commanded by Maj. Henry W. Bridges. Gen. Jackson’s division was ordered from the Department of Tennessee about 26 May 1863, and headquartered near Canton, MS on 4 June 1863, at Vernon, MS on 13, 18, 21, and 23 June 1863. [Refer to Edwin Bearss’ The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume III, page 1152.]

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