• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

2d United States Artillery, Battery E

2d United States Artillery Marker

2d United States Artillery Marker

NPS Photo

Marker located on Grant Avenue near Grant's Circle. This unit was attached to the Artillery Corps, of Maj. Gen. John G. Parke's IX Army Corps (Detachment), on Maj. Gen'l William T. Sherman's exterior line, and commanded by Lt. Samuel N. Benjamin. [Refer to pages 738 and 784, Volume 6 of the WPA Monumentation Survey Books.]

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Jefferson Davis served as a United States Congressman, Senator, Secretary of War, and war hero before being called upon to accept the Presidency of the Confederate States.