Big Black River Bridge

    Battle Facts

    17 May 1863

    Outcome: Union victory: Confederate forces trapped in Vicksburg.

    7,500 Troops

    Union

    Commander(s)John McClernand
    • 273 Casualties
    • 276 Wounded

    Confederacy

    Commander(s)John Bowen John Vaughn
    • 1,751 Casualties
    • 1,751 Wounded

    2,024 Casualties