• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

4th Mississippi Cavalry, Company D

No Marker Placed

No Marker Placed

This unit was attached as Provost Guard, Gen. Joseph E. Johnston's Army of Relief, Department of the West, and commanded by Capt. J. Ruffin. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume III, page 1152.]

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."