• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

1st Mississippi Light Artillery, Companies B, F, K

No Marker Placed

No Marker Placed

This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. W.N.R. Beall's Brigade, of Maj. Gen. Franklin Gardner's 3d Military District at Port Hudson, LA, Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton's Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana, and commanded by Capts. George Abbay, J. L. Bradford, and A. J. Herod. [Refer to Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XXIV, Part 1 - Reports, page 706; and to Edward Cunningham's The Port Hudson Campaign, 1862 - 1863, page 128.]

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Graves in Vicksburg National Cemetery

Vicksburg National Cemetery is the largest internment of Civil War dead in the nation. It is the burial place for nearly 17,000 Union soldiers.