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    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

59th Tennessee Infantry

Tennessee Cavalry/Infantry Units Monument

Tennessee Cavalry/Infantry Units Monument

NPS Photo

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, three trench line markers located on the east side of Confederate Avenue starting at All Saints School and running south.
 
59th Tennessee Infantry Tablet

59th Tennessee Infantry Tablet

NPS Photo

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. William L. Eakin. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume II, page 644; and Volume III, pages 872 and 965.]

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

The Union siege lines and Confederate defensive lines were marked during the first decade of the 20th century by many of the veterans who fought at Vicksburg, thus making Vicksburg National Military Park one of the most accurately marked military parks in the world.