• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Waul's Texas Legion Cavalry (Battalion)

No Marker Placed

No Marker Placed

This unit was attached to Col. Robert McCulloch's 1st Brigade, of Brig. Gen. James R. Chalmers' 5th Military District (headquartered at Panola, MS), Gen. Joseph E. Johnston's Department of the West, and commanded by Col. Leonidas Willis. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume III, page 1144.]

Did You Know?

Thomas O. Selfridge

Thomas O. Selfridge, captain of the USS Cairo, commanded three boats which sank during the war. Each began with the letter "C"-Cumberland, Cairo, and Conestoga. The coincidence was noted after the Conestoga sank, and Selfridge was assigned to the USS Osage, which survived to the end of the war.