• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

1st Missouri Light Artillery, Battery I

no marker

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. Benjamin Tannrath. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume III, pages 1141 and 1142.]

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Vicksburg National Military Park was the last of the first five National Military Parks established by the Congress of the United States during the last quarter of the 19th century.