• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

16th Texas Cavalry [Dismounted]

No Marker Placed

No Marker Placed

This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Henry E. McCulloch's 1st Brigade, of Maj. Gen. John G. Walker's Division, Maj. Gen. Richard Taylor's District of Western Louisiana, in Lt. Gen. Edmund Kirby Smith's Trans-Mississippi Department, and commanded by Lt. Col. E.P. Gregg (wounded 7 June 1863), Maj. W.W. Diamond (wounded 7 June 1863), and Capt. J.D. Woods. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume III, pages 1181 and 1204.]

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Confederate Headstones, Vicksburg National Cemetery

There are at least three known Confederates buried in Vicksburg National Cemetery, two of whom have graves designated by Confederate headstones.