• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Lynch's Company Tennessee Heavy Artillery

Tennessee units marker

Tennessee Units Monument

NPS Photo

Multiple monument located at Fort Hill (Park Tour Stop 9). Also an iron tablet located on the north side of Confederate Avenue approximately 0.1 mile east of the Tennessee Memorial. This unit was attached to Col. A. Jackson, Jr.'s and Lt. Col. R. Sterling's 1st Tennessee Heavy Artillery, of Col. Edward Higgins' River Defense Batteries, Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton's Army of Vicksburg, and commanded by Capt. J.P. Lynch. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume III, pages 873 and 968.]
 
Tennessee unit marker
Lynch's Company Tablet
NPS Photo

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Vicksburg National Military Park was the last of the first five National Military Parks established by the Congress of the United States during the last quarter of the 19th century.