• View from Battery DeGolyer


    National Military Park Mississippi

1st Tennessee Heavy Artillery, Company B

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This unit was attached to Lt. Col. P.F. DeGournay's 12th Louisiana Heavy Artillery, of Maj. Gen. Franklin Gardner's 3d Military District at Port Hudson, LA, Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton's Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana, and commanded by Capt. F.J. Weller (killed) and Lt. Oswald Tilghman. [Refer to Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XXIV, Part 1 - Reports, page 707; and Edward Cunningham's The Port Hudson Campaign, 1862 - 1863, page 128.]

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