• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

15th Alabama Cavalry Battalion

No Marker Placed

No Marker Placed

This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Daniel Ruggles' 1st Military District (headquarters, Columbus, MS) of Gen. Joseph E. Johnston's Department of the West, and commanded by Lt. Col. W. Boyles. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, 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."