• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

16th Battery Ohio Light Artillery

16th Ohio Battery Tablet

16th Ohio Battery Tablet

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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
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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."