• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

17th Battery Ohio Light Artillery

17th Ohio Battery Tablet

17th Ohio Battery Tablet

NPS Photo

Monument is located south of the Visitor Center parking area. This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Andrew J. Smith's 10th Division, Maj. Gen'ls John A. McClernand's (relieved of command 19 June 1863) and Edward O.C. Ord's XIII Army Corps, and commanded by Capt. Ambrose A. Blount and Capt. Charles S. Rice.
 
17th Ohio Battery Tablets
17th Ohio Battery Tablets
NPS Photos
 
17th Ohio Battery Tablet

17th Ohio Battery Tablet

NPS Photo

Position tablet for 17th Battery, Ohio Light Artillery.
17th Ohio Battery Monument
17th Ohio Battery Monument
NPS Photo

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

On hearing the news of Vicksburg's surrender, President Lincoln declared, "The Father of Waters again goes unvexed to the sea."