• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

1st Missouri Light Artillery, Battery F

1st Missouri Light Artillery, Battery F Tablet

1st Missouri Light Artillery, Battery F Tablet

NPS Photo

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

This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. William Vandever's 1st Brigade, of Maj. Gen. Francis J. Herron's unattached Division, Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant's Army of the Tennessee and commanded by Capt. Joseph Foust.

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Graves in Vicksburg National Cemetery

Vicksburg National Cemetery is the largest internment of Civil War dead in the nation. It is the burial place for nearly 17,000 Union soldiers.