• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

23d Mississippi Infantry

No Marker Placed

No Marker Placed

This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Lloyd Tilghman's 1st Brigade, of Maj. Gen. William Wing Loring's Division, Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton's Army of Vicksburg, and commanded by Col. Joseph M. Wells and Maj. George W. B. Garrett. During the siege of Vicksburg, the unit was attached to Col. Arthur E. Reynold's and Brig. Gen. John Adams' (assumed command 8 June 1863) 1st Brigade, of Maj. Gen. William Wing Loring's Division, Gen. Joseph E. Johnston's Army of Relief, Department of the West. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume I, pages 593 and 595; Volume II, page 643; and Volume III, page 1150.]

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

The Union siege lines and Confederate defensive lines were marked during the first decade of the 20th century by many of the veterans who fought at Vicksburg, thus making Vicksburg National Military Park one of the most accurately marked military parks in the world.