• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

1st Missouri Light Artillery, Battery M

Regimental Marker

Regimental Marker

NPS Photo

Multiple monument located on Union Avenue 500 feet beyond the Minnesota State Memorial.

This unit was attached to Capt. Frank C. Sands' Artillery Command, of Brig. Gen'l Isaac F. Quinby's 7th Division, and later to Brig. Gen. John McArthur's Provisional Division, Maj. Gen. James B. McPherson's XVII Army Corps, and commanded by Lt. Junius W. MacMurray. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume III, pages 1141, 1142, 1148, and 1149.]

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

On hearing the news of Vicksburg's surrender, President Lincoln declared, "The Father of Waters again goes unvexed to the sea."