59th Tennessee Infantry
Multiple monument located outside of Vicksburg National Military Park on former park property in the city of Vicksburg, on the east side of Confederate Avenue approximately 0.1 mile south of Mulvihill Street. Also, three trench line markers located on the east side of Confederate Avenue starting at All Saints School and running south.
This unit was attached to Col. Alexander W. Reynolds' 4th Brigade, of Maj. Gen. Carter L. Stevenson's Division, Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton's Army of Vicksburg, and commanded by Col. William L. Eakin. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume II, page 644; and Volume III, pages 872 and 965.]
Last updated: April 14, 2015