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The Confederate dead buried in the Vicksburg Cemetery.

Notes Furnished by Capt. William T. Rigby.
Undertaker J. Q. Arnold buried 1,593 soldiers (nearly all Confederate), from February 15, 1862, to July 4, 1863, as shown by his record book.

Of these, Captain Rigby has made notes of the following, because many of the names furnish information to him, and others he wishes to look up data concerning, and many of which belong to commands which will add materially to his records. They are as follows:

Extracts from the records of Undertaker Arnold, of burials in the Confederate cemetery at Vicksburg, Miss:


1863.

May 19—Major J. B. Anderson (officers' lot).

May 20—Soldier of 27th Louisiana, killed at breastworks.

May 20—J. P. Herndon, of Deboise Battery.

May 20—Green W. Willis, Company D, 1st Miss. Light Artillery.

May 20—Sergt. Fatherie, Company D, 1st Miss. Light Artillery.

May 21—Lieut. W. Lewhart, Company I, 38th Mississippi.

May 21—W. J. Boyce, Company D, 47th Ohio.

May 22—Lieut. Fonley (Finley D. Ong), 4th West Virginia.

May 23—James Owens, Company D, Matthews' Artillery.

May 31—Capt. Self (Capt. W. A. Selph), 38th Mississippi.

May 31——H. A. Gilmore, Waul's Texas Legion.

June 1—Capt. James R. Burge, 5th Regiment Miss. State troops.

June 1—J. W. Hart, Benton's Battery.

June 1—Sergt. Oliver C. Campbell, Waddell's Battery.

June 2—Dr. H. R. Benedict, (was on duty at city hospital).

June 2—Unknown Federal soldier.

June 4—Capt. H. M. Walsh, Company E, 35th Mississippi.

June 4—C. G. Dean, Company I, 21st Ohio (probably 21st Iowa).

June 4—Lieut. Yancey, Company K, 6th Missouri.

June 6—J. M. Boyd, of Capt. Tobin's Battery.

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