• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

15th Texas Cavalry [Dismounted]

No Marker Placed

No Marker Placed

This unit was attached to Col. James Deshler's 2d Brigade, of Brig. Gen. Thomas J. Churchill's Post of Arkansas, and commanded by Maj. V.P. Sanders. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume I, page 418.]

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

President Abraham Lincoln, in speaking of Vicksburg's importance, is reputed to have stated early during the Civil War, "See what a lot of land these fellows hold, of which Vicksburg is the key, the war can never be brought to a close until that key is in our pocket."