State Highway Marker

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Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Some Confederate personalities of July 1863 . . .

Grave of Colonel William P. Shingler

Col. William P. Shingler of South Carolina commanding Holcombe's Legion (really the cavalry thereof), a mounted battalion that numbered between a 125 and a 150 men at this time. Holcombe's Legion kept an eye on Union movements on the upper Peninsula.

General Micah Jenkins
General Micah Jenkins commanded a brigade of South Carolina troops.

General M. W. Ransom commanded a North Carolina brigade.

All these units fell under the authority of General D. H. Hill.

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