• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

1st Missouri Light Artillery, Battery A

Regimental Marker

Regimental Marker

NPS Photo

Monument located on Union Avenue at the second turn past Tour Stop 15.

This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Alvin P. Hovey's 12th Division, Maj. Gen'ls John A. McClernand's (relieved of command 19 June 1863) and Edward O.C. Ord's XIII Army Corps, and commanded by Capt. George W. Schofield.
1st Missouri Light Artillery, Battery A Tablet
1st Missouri Light Artillery, Battery A Tablet
NPS Photo

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Vicksburg National Military Park is one of the most heavily monumented parks in the world with over 1330 monuments, markers, tablets, and plaques. The beauty and artistry of its monumentation prompted one Civil War veteran to call Vicksburg National Military Park, "the art park of the world."