• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

2d West Tennessee Cavalry

No Marker Placed

No Marker Placed

This unit was attached to Col. Bazil D. Meek's 4th Brigade, of Col. John K. Mizner's Cavalry Division as the 7th Tennessee Cavalry, and commanded by Capt. Asa N. Hayes and Capt. Pleasant K. Parsons. The detachment was stationed at Grand Junction, TN. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume III, page 1143.]

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.