• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

18th Texas Infantry

No Marker Placed

No Marker Placed

This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. James M. Hawes' 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 Col. William B. Ochiltree and Lt. Col. D.B. Culbertson. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume III, page 1204.]

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Vicksburg National Military Park was the last of the first five National Military Parks established by the Congress of the United States during the last quarter of the 19th century.