• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Miles' Louisiana Legion

No Marker Placed

No Marker Placed

This unit 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 Col. W. Q. R. Miles. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume II, page 251.]

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

On hearing the news of Vicksburg's surrender, President Lincoln declared, "The Father of Waters again goes unvexed to the sea."