• 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?

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.