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    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

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  • 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 Tennessee Heavy Artillery, Company G

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This unit was attached to Lt. Col. P.F. DeGournay's 12th Louisiana Heavy Artillery, of Maj. Gen. Franklin Gardner's 3d Military District at Port Hudson, LA, Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton's Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana, and commanded by Capt. James A. Fisher (killed). [Refer to Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XXIV, Part 1 - Reports, page 707; and Edward Cunningham's The Port Hudson Campaign, 1862 - 1863, page 128.]

Did You Know?

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."