• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

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?

In 1903, Massachusetts was the first state to erect a memorial to its soldiers who served during the Vicksburg campaign on the grounds of Vicksburg National Military Park.