Battle of Chickasaw Bayou Page6    

(3-05) Enlarge After crossing Chickasaw Bayou, Courcey's brigade carried the Confederate advance rifle pits (near the R/R tracks running left to right in center of picture) and moved toward the main defense line. The main Confederate line was near US-61B which runs along the base of Chickasaw Bluffs in the background


(3-05) Enlarge The Confederate advance rifle pits were located near the R/R tracks. View is looking north from road in previous picture. The view is also looking across the front of Union General Frank Blair's brigade which assaulted from the left


(3-95) US-61B, north of Vicksburg National Cemetery. The only historical marker on the battlefield



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