• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Morton's Tennessee Battery

No Marker Placed

No Marker Placed

This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Nathan B. Forrest's Cavalry Brigade, of Maj. Gen. Earl Van Dorn's Cavalry Corps, Col. Philip D. Roddey's District of North Alabama, in Gen. Braxton Bragg's Department of Tennessee (15 April 1863 - 8 May 1863) and commanded by Capt. J. W. Morton. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume II, page 252.]

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.