• 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 Union siege lines and Confederate defensive lines were marked during the first decade of the 20th century by many of the veterans who fought at Vicksburg, thus making Vicksburg National Military Park one of the most accurately marked military parks in the world.