• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

10th & 30th Consolidated Tennessee Infantry

Tennessee Units Monument

Tennessee Units Monument

NPS Photo

Multiple monument located on the south side of Confederate Avenue at the Tennessee Memorial. This unit was attached to Brig. John Gregg's Brigade, of Maj. Gen. William H.T. Walker's Division, Gen. Joseph E. Johnston's Army of Relief, Department of the West, and commanded by Col. Randal W. MacGavock (killed 12 May 1863) and Lt. Col. James J. Turner. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume I, page 225; Volume II, pages 515 and 557; and Volume III, page 1151.]

Did You Know?

USS Cairo ca. 1862

The USS Cairo was only in service for 11 months before making history as the first U.S. marine vessel to be sunk by an electronically detonated mine.