• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

18th 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 Lt. Col. J.T. Colt. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume I, page 418.]

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."