• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

1st Missouri Light Artillery, Battery B

Damaged 1st Missouri Light Artillery, Battery B Tablet

Damaged 1st Missouri Light Artillery, Battery B Tablet

NPS Photo

Monument and iron tablet have been damaged by vandalism. Located at Iowa Circle on old Iowa Avenue (behind present-day WalMart).

This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. William W. Orme's 2d Brigade, of Maj. Gen. Francis J. Herron's unattached Division, Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant's Army of the Tennessee and commanded by Capt. Martin Welfley.

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

The civilians of Vicksburg endured their first naval bombardment of the Civil War during the summer of 1862?