• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Young's Missouri Cavalry

No Marker Placed

No Marker Placed

This unit was attached to Col. Colton Green's 2d Brigade, of Brig. Gen. John S. Marmaduke's Division, Lt. Gen. Theophilus H. Holmes' District of Arkansas, in Lt. Gen. Edmund Kirby Smith's Trans-Mississippi Department, and commanded by Lt. Col. M.L. Young. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume III, pages 1244.]

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

On hearing the news of Vicksburg's surrender, President Lincoln declared, "The Father of Waters again goes unvexed to the sea."