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    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

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2d Tennessee Cavalry

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This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Daniel Ruggles' 1st Military District, headquartered at Columbus, MS, of Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton's Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana, and commanded by Lt. Col. Clark R. Barteau. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume II, page 249; and Volume III, page 1143.]

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On hearing the news of Vicksburg's surrender, President Lincoln declared, "The Father of Waters again goes unvexed to the sea."