• 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?

Did You Know?

On hearing the news of Vicksburg's surrender, President Lincoln declared, "The Father of Waters again goes unvexed to the sea."