• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

32nd Texas Cavalry [Dismounted]

Texas Units Monument

Texas Units Monument

NPS Photo

Multiple monument located on the north side of Confederate Avenue at the Railroad Redoubt (Park Tour Stop 13). This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Matthew D. Ector's Brigade, of Maj. Gen. William H.T. Walker's Division, Gen. Joseph E. Johnston's Army of Relief, Department of the West, and commanded by Col. Julius A. Andrews. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume III, page 1151.]

Did You Know?

USS Cairo ca. 1862

The USS Cairo was only in service for 11 months before making history as the first U.S. marine vessel to be sunk by an electronically detonated mine.