• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

61st Tennessee Infantry

Tennessee Infantry Units Monument

Tennessee 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 0.3 miles east of Fort Hill.
 
61st Tennessee Infantry Tablet

61st 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. Fountain E. Pitts and Lt. Col. James G. Rose. [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?

Did You Know?

Jefferson Davis served as a United States Congressman, Senator, Secretary of War, and war hero before being called upon to accept the Presidency of the Confederate States.