• 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.]

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Vicksburg National Military Park is one of the most heavily monumented parks in the world with over 1330 monuments, markers, tablets, and plaques. The beauty and artistry of its monumentation prompted one Civil War veteran to call Vicksburg National Military Park, "the art park of the world."