• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

29th Missouri Infantry

29th Missouri Infantry Regimental Marker

29th Missouri Infantry Regimental Marker

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Multiple monument is located on Union Avenue west of the Navy Memorial, opposite Steele's Statue. Also a marker designating a sharpshooters' line on Union Avenue east of the Navy Memorial. This unit was attached to Colonels Francis H. Manter's and Bernard G. Farrar's (assumed command 13 June 1863) 1st Brigade of Maj. Gen. Frederick Steel's and Brig. Gen. John M. Thayer's 1st Division, Maj. Gen'ls William T. Sherman's and Frederick Steele's XV Army Corps, and commanded by Col. James Peckham.
 
29th Missouri Infantry Unit Position Marker
29th Missouri Infantry Unit Position Marker
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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."