• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

24th Missouri Infantry [Company E]

Regimental Marker

Regimental Marker

NPS Photo

Multiple monument located on Union Avenue north of the Minnesota State Memorial.

This unit was attached to Cols. Samuel A. Holmes' and Green B. Raum's (assumed command 10 June 1863) 2d Brigade, of Brig. Gen'ls Isaac F. Quimby's and John E. Smith's (assumed command 2 June 1863) 7th Division, Maj. Gen. James B. McPherson's XVII Army Corps, and commanded by Lt. Vincent Chalefoux and Lt. Daniel Driscoll.

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

President Abraham Lincoln, in speaking of Vicksburg's importance, is reputed to have stated early during the Civil War, "See what a lot of land these fellows hold, of which Vicksburg is the key, the war can never be brought to a close until that key is in our pocket."