• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

1st Mississippi Light Artillery, Company I

1st Mississippi Light Artillery, Company I Regimental Monument

1st Mississippi Light Artillery, Company I 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.
 
1st Mississippi Light Artillery, Company I Tablet

1st Mississippi Light Artillery, Company I Tablet

NPS Photo

Company I

Iron tablet located outside of Vicksburg National Military Park, on former park property in the City of Vicksburg, on the east side of South Confederate Avenue at the entrance to All Saints School, and regimental monument on the east side of South Confederate Avenue approximately 0.1 mile south of All Saints School.

Did You Know?

Thomas O. Selfridge

Thomas O. Selfridge, captain of the USS Cairo, commanded three boats which sank during the war. Each began with the letter "C"-Cumberland, Cairo, and Conestoga. The coincidence was noted after the Conestoga sank, and Selfridge was assigned to the USS Osage, which survived to the end of the war.