• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

1st Mississippi Light Artillery, Company C

1st Mississippi Light Artillery Company C Regimental Monument

1st Mississippi Light Artillery, Company C Regimental Monument

NPS Photo

Attached to Brig. Gen. John C. Moore's 2d Brigade, of Maj. Gen. John H. Forney's Division, Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton's Army of Vicksburg, and commanded by Col. William T. Withers.

Company C

Monument located on Confederate Avenue, 400 yards north of Jackson Road.

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."