• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

60th Tennessee Infantry

Tennesse Infantry Units Monument

Tennesse Infantry Units Monument

NPS Photo

Multiple monument located on the north side of Confederate Avenue approximately 0.2 miles east of Fort Hill (Park Tour Stop 9). Also, two trench markers located on the north side of Confederate Avenue starting approximately 0. 2 miles east of Fort Hill.
 
60th Tennessee Infantry Tablet

60th Tennessee Infantry Tablet

NPS Photo

This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. John C. Vaughn's 2d Brigade, Maj. Gen. Martin Luther Smith's Division, in Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton's Army of Vicksburg, and commanded by Col. J. H. Crawford, Lt. Col. N. Gregg (captured 17 May 1863), and Capt. J. W. Bachman. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume I, page 224; Volume II, page 689; and Volume III, pages 779, 870, and 966.]

Did You Know?

USS Cairo ca. 1862

The USS Cairo was only in service for 11 months before making history as the first U.S. marine vessel to be sunk by an electronically detonated mine.