• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

7th Tennessee Cavalry, Company A

Tennessee Units Monument

Tennessee Units Monument

NPS Photo

Multiple monument located on the south side of Confederate Avenue at the Tennessee Memorial. This unit was attached as escort to Brig. Gen. William H. (Red) Jackson's Cavalry Division, Gen. Joseph E. Johnston's Army of Relief, Department of the West, and commanded by Capt. W.F. Taylor and Lt. J.W. Sneed. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume III, page 1152.]

Gen. Jackson's division was ordered from the Department of Tennessee about 26 May 1863, and headquartered near Canton, MS, on 4 June 1863, and at Vernon, MS, on 13, 18, 21, and 23 June 1863.

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."