Union Avenue Road Closure - Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Union Avenue will be closed to all activities (walking, biking, jogging, and vehicle tours) between the Memorial Arch and Pemberton Avenue beginning at 6:30 a.m., and remained closed until hazardous tree removal work in the area is completed.
1st Missouri Light Artillery, Battery C
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.]
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."