- 19th Arkansas Infantry in the Battle of Vicksburg
May 18, 1863 to July 4, 1863 WARREN, Mississippi Civil War, Vicksburg, Colonel Thomas P. Dockery, 19th Arkansas Infantry
The colonel paused briefly before moving his troops into line to make eye contact with his superior and friend Brig. General Martin Green. Colonel Thomas P. Dockery grew up in a rich railroad dynasty family so he understood the importance the coming battle had to the protection of supply lines, specifically those running through the Mississippi River. Commanding an outstanding infantry of the Second...