• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Tobin's Battery Tennessee Artillery

Tennessee Units Marker

Tennessee Units Monument

NPS Photo

Multiple monument located on the north side of Confederate Avenue 100 yards west of the Tennessee Memorial. Also, an iron tablet located in the northwest end of the Anshe Chesed Jewish Cemetery. At the Battle of Chickasaw Bayou, this unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Louis Hébert's 1st Brigade, of Maj. Gen. Dabney H. Maury's Division, Maj. Gens. Martin Luther Smith's (until 30 Dec 1863) and Carter L. Stevenson's 2d Military District, of Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton's Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana, and commanded by Capt. T. F. Tobin.
 
Tobin's Battery Tablet

Tobin's Battery Tablet

NPS Photo

During the campaign and siege of Vicksburg, the battery was attached to Brig. Gen. William E. Baldwin's Brigade, of Maj. Gen. Martin Luther Smith's Division, Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton's Army of Vicksburg, and commanded by Capt. T.F. Tobin. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume I, pages 226 and 594; and Volume III, pages 781, 782, 869, and 966.]

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.