• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

13th Tennessee Cavalry

No Marker Placed

No Marker Placed

This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Nathan B. Forrest's Cavalry Brigade, of Maj. Gen. Earl Van Dorn's Cavalry Corps, Col. Philip D. Roddey's District of North Alabama, in Gen. Braxton Bragg's Department of Tennessee (15 April 1863 - 8 May 1863), and commanded by Col. G.G. Didrell. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume II, page 252.]

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."