• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Confederate States Navy [Loring] [Detachment]

No Marker Placed

No Marker Placed

A detachment of Confederate naval personnel was attached as a non-brigaded unit to Maj. William W. Loring's Confederate forces during the Yazoo Pass expedition (3 February 1863 - 10 April 1863), and commanded by Lt. F. E. Shepperd. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume I, page 594.]

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Graves in Vicksburg National Cemetery

Vicksburg National Cemetery is the largest internment of Civil War dead in the nation. It is the burial place for nearly 17,000 Union soldiers.