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    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

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  • Union Avenue Road Closure - Tuesday, September 16, 2014

    Union Avenue will be closed to all activities (walking, biking, jogging, and vehicle tours) between the Memorial Arch and Pemberton Avenue beginning at 6:30 a.m., and remained closed until hazardous tree removal work in the area is completed.

1st Mississippi Light Artillery, Company D

1st Mississippi Light Artillery, Company D Regimental Monument

1st Mississippi Light Artillery, Company D Regimental Monument

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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 D

Monument located on north side of Confederate Avenue, approximately 0.3 miles east of the Tennessee Memorial. Also four iron tablets on the north side of Confederate Avenue, one at the 10-mile marker, one approximately 0.2 miles east of the Tennessee Memorial, and two approximately 0.3 miles east of the Tennessee Memorial.
 
1st Mississippi Light Artillery, Company D Tablets
1st Mississippi Light Artillery, Company D Tablets
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1st Mississippi Light Artillery, Company D Tablets
1st Mississippi Light Artillery, Company D Tablets
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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Vicksburg National Military Park was the last of the first five National Military Parks established by the Congress of the United States during the last quarter of the 19th century.