• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

There are park alerts in effect.
hide Alerts »
  • 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 D

No Marker Placed

No Marker Placed

This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Grenville M. Dodge's 2d Division, Maj. Gen. Richard J. Oglesby's Left Wing, XVI Army Corps, District of Corinth, headquartered at LaGrange, TN, and commanded by Capt. Henry Richardson. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume III, pages 1141 and 1142.]

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Confederate President Jefferson Davis made his antebellum home in Warren County, just south of Vicksburg.