• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

11th Missouri Infantry - Union

Unit position marker

Unit position marker

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Monument is located on the south side of Union Avenue, approximately 0.3 miles west of Grant Avenue. This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Joseph A. Mower's 2d Brigade of Brig. Gen. James M. Tuttle's 3d Division, Maj. Genl's William T. Sherman's and Frederick Steele's XV Army Corps, and commanded by Col. Andrew J. Weber (killed 30 June 1863), Lt. Col. William L. Barnum and Maj. Eli Bowyer.

Erected on 5 Nov 1909, at a cost of $136 by W.L. Barnum.
 
Unit position markers
Unit position markers
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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Vicksburg National Military Park is one of the most heavily monumented parks in the world with over 1330 monuments, markers, tablets, and plaques. The beauty and artistry of its monumentation prompted one Civil War veteran to call Vicksburg National Military Park, "the art park of the world."