• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

49th Alabama Infantry

No Marker Placed

No Marker Placed

This unit was attached to Maj. Gen. Franklin Gardner's 3d Military District at Port Hudson, LA, Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton's Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana, and commanded by Col. Jeptha Edwards and Maj. T. A. Street. [Refer to Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XXIV, Part 1 - Reports, page 707 and Edward Cunningham's The Port Hudson Campaign, 1862 - 1863, page 127.]

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

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