• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

10th Missouri Cavalry

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This unit was attached to Col. Florence M. Cornyn's 3d Brigade, of Col. John K. Mizner's Cavalry Division, of Brig. Gen. Grenville M. Dodge's 2d Division, Maj. Gen. Richard J. Oglesby's Left Wing, XVI Army Corps, District of Corinth, and commanded by Lt. Col. William D. Bowen and Maj. Frederick W. Benteen. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume II, page 247 and Volume III, page 1143.]

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."