• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

62d 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, three trench markers located on the north side of Confederate Avenue starting at the east end of Tennessee Circle and running east.
 
62d Tennessee Infantry Tablet

62d 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. John A. Rowan. [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?

Vicksburg National Military Park was the last of the first five National Military Parks established by the Congress of the United States during the last quarter of the 19th century.