• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Improvised Tennessee Infantry Battalion

No Marker Placed

No Marker Placed

Comprised of details from the 41st, 42d, 48th, 49th, 53d, and 55th Tennessee Infantry Regiments, this battalion was attached to Maj. Gen. Franklin Gardner's 3d Military District at Port Hudson, LA, Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton's Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana, and commanded by Capt. S.A. Whiteside. [Refer to Edward Cunningham's The Port Hudson Campaign, 1862 - 1863, page 127.]

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

The civilians of Vicksburg endured their first naval bombardment of the Civil War during the summer of 1862?