Memorial Day Weekend Concert Information
VNMP is hosting 3 outdoor concerts at the Clay Street Visitor Center, May 24, 25, & 26. The VC parking lot will close at 5:00pm those days and NO on-site parking will be allowed. Click 'More' for detailed parking information. More »
24th South Carolina Infantry
Listed on the South Carolina State Memorial. This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. States Rights Gist's Brigade, of Maj. Gen. William H.T. Walker's Division, Gen. Joseph E. Johnston's Army of Relief, Department of the West, and commanded by Col. C.H. Stevens and Lt. Col. Ellison D. Capers (wounded 14 May 1863). [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume II, page 557; and Volume III, page 1152.]
Did You Know?
The Union siege lines and Confederate defensive lines were marked during the first decade of the 20th century by many of the veterans who fought at Vicksburg, thus making Vicksburg National Military Park one of the most accurately marked military parks in the world.