• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

43d Tennessee Infantry

Tennessee Cavalry/Infantry Units Monument

Tennessee Cavalry/Infantry Units Monument

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Multiple monument located outside of Vicksburg National Military Park on former park property in the city of Vicksburg, on the east side of Confederate Avenue approximately 0.1 mile south of Mulvihill Street. Also, a trench line marker located on the south side of Confederate Avenue approximately 0.1 mile south of Hall's Ferry Road. This unit was attached to Col. Alexander W. Reynolds' 4th Brigade, of Maj. Gen. Carter L. Stevenson's Division, Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton's Army of Vicksburg, and commanded by Col. James W. Gillespie. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume II, page 644; and Volume III, pages 872 and 965.]
 
43d Tennessee Infantry Tablet
43d Tennessee Infantry Tablet
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Did You Know?

Thomas O. Selfridge

Thomas O. Selfridge, captain of the USS Cairo, commanded three boats which sank during the war. Each began with the letter "C"-Cumberland, Cairo, and Conestoga. The coincidence was noted after the Conestoga sank, and Selfridge was assigned to the USS Osage, which survived to the end of the war.