• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

17th Texas Cavalry [Dismounted]

No Marker Placed

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

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

The civilians of Vicksburg endured their first naval bombardment of the Civil War during the summer of 1862?