• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Rice's Battery Tennessee Heavy Artillery

No Marker Placed

No Marker Placed

This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Daniel Ruggles' 1st Military District, headquartered at Columbus, MS, of Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton's Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana (15 April 1863 - 8 May 1863), and Gen. Joseph E. Johnston's Department of the West (8 May 1863 - 4 July 1863), and commanded by Capt. T.W. Rice. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume II, page 249; and Volume III, page 1143.]

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Confederate President Jefferson Davis made his antebellum home in Warren County, just south of Vicksburg.