• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Unidentified Companies, Louisiana Cavalry

No Marker Placed

No Marker Placed

Three companies of Louisiana Cavalry were attached to Lt. Col. George Gnatt's 9th Tennessee Battalion, Maj. Gen. Franklin Gardner's 3d Military District at Port Hudson, LA, and commanded by Capt. B. F. Bryan, Capt. John B. Cage, and Capt. H. L. Daigre. These companies were not bottled up in Port Hudson and continued to operate militarily outside the fortifications. [Refer to Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XXIV, Part 1 - Reports, page 706.]

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Vicksburg National Military Park is one of the most heavily monumented parks in the world with over 1330 monuments, markers, tablets, and plaques. The beauty and artistry of its monumentation prompted one Civil War veteran to call Vicksburg National Military Park, "the art park of the world."