• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

16th Battery Ohio Light Artillery

16th Ohio Battery Tablet

16th Ohio Battery Tablet

NPS Photo

Monument located on Union Avenue, 50 yards south of the Iowa Memorial. This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Alvin P. Hovey's 12th Division, Maj. Gen'ls John A. McClernand's (relieved of command 19 June 1863) and Edward O.C. Ord's XIII Army Corps and was commanded by Lt. Russell P. Twist.
 
16th Ohio Battery Monument
16th Ohio Battery Monument
NPS Photo

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Jefferson Davis served as a United States Congressman, Senator, Secretary of War, and war hero before being called upon to accept the Presidency of the Confederate States.