• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Company of Sappers and Miners

No Marker Placed

No Marker Placed

This unit was attached to "base personnel" of Maj. Gens. Martin Luther Smith's (until 30 Dec 1863) and Carter L. Stevenson's 2d Military District, of Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton's Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana. No commanding officer is listed.

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

President Abraham Lincoln, in speaking of Vicksburg's importance, is reputed to have stated early during the Civil War, "See what a lot of land these fellows hold, of which Vicksburg is the key, the war can never be brought to a close until that key is in our pocket."