• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

1st Missouri Light Artillery, Battery C

Unit position marker

Regimental Marker

NPS Photo

Monument located on Union Avenue 700 feet beyond the Wisconsin Memorial.

This unit was attached to Maj. Thomas D. Maurice's Artillery Command, of Brig. Genl's John McArthur's and Thomas E.G. Ransom's 6th Division, Maj. Gen. James B. McPherson's XVII Army Corps, and commanded by Capt. Charles Mann. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume III, page 962.]
1st Missouri Light Artillery, Battery C Tablet
1st Missouri Light Artillery, Battery C Tablet
NPS Photo

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

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