• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

1st Battery Iowa Light Artillery

Unit position marker

Unit position marker

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Monument located on the south side of Union Avenue approximately .4 mile west of Thayer's Approach (Park Tour Stop #6). This unit was attached to Maj. Gen.. Frederick Steele & Brig. Gen. John M. Thayer's 1st Division, of Maj. Gen'ls William T. Sherman & Frederick Steele's XV Army Corps and was commanded by Capt. Henry H. Griffiths.
 
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."