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    Vicksburg

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3d Tennessee Infantry

Tennessee Units Monument

Tennessee Units Monument

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Multiple monument located on the south side of Confederate Avenue at the Tennessee Memorial. This unit was attached to Brig. John Gregg'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. Calvin H. Walker. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume I, page 225; Volume II, pages 515 and 557; and Volume III, page 1151.]
 
3d Tennessee Infantry Tablet
3d Tennessee Infantry Tablet
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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

The state of Missouri contributed 27 Union units and 15 Confederate units to the Vicksburg campaign.