1st Mississippi Light Artillery, Company G
Monument located on Confederate Avenue, 100 yards north of the Jefferson Davis Statue (Park Tour Stop 12). Commanded by Capt. James J. Cowan.
Did You Know?
President Abraham Lincoln, in speaking of Vicksburg's importance, is reputed to have stated early during the Civil War, "See what a lot of land these fellows hold, of which Vicksburg is the key, the war can never be brought to a close until that key is in our pocket."