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    Vicksburg

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13th Tennessee Cavalry

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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.]

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Graves in Vicksburg National Cemetery

Vicksburg National Cemetery is the largest internment of Civil War dead in the nation. It is the burial place for nearly 17,000 Union soldiers.