• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

27th Ohio Infantry

No Marker Placed

No Marker Placed

This unit was attached to Col. John W. Fuller's 3d Brigade of Brig. Gen. James C. Veatch's 5th Division, Maj. Gen. Stephen A. Hurlbut's XVI Army Corps, District of Memphis, and commanded by Lt. Col. Zeph S. Spaulding.

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."