• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Lookout Battery Tennessee Artillery

No Marker Placed

No Marker Placed

This unit was attached to Col. Arthur E. Reynold's and Brig. Gen. John Adams' (assumed command 8 June 1863) 1st Brigade, of Maj. Gen. William Wing Loring's Division, Gen. Joseph E. Johnston's Army of Relief, Department of the West, and commanded by Capt. R.I. Barry. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume III, pages 1005 and 1150.]

Did You Know?

USS Cairo ca. 1862

The USS Cairo was only in service for 11 months before making history as the first U.S. marine vessel to be sunk by an electronically detonated mine.