14th Mississippi Battalion Light Artillery, Company A
Monument located on the north side of Confederate Avenue, approximately 0.4 miles east of Fort Hill (Park Tour Stop 9). Also, an iron tablet on the north side of Confederate Avenue, approximately 0.2 miles east of Fort Hill (Park Tour Stop 9); an iron tablet in the mowed bay running north behind the Tennessee Memorial, and a third iron tablet located at South Fort on the west side of South Washington Street.
Did You Know?
President Abraham Lincoln, in speaking of Vicksburg's importance, is reputed to have stated early during the Civil War, "See what a lot of land these fellows hold, of which Vicksburg is the key, the war can never be brought to a close until that key is in our pocket."