• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

2nd Battery Iowa Light Artillery

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Unit position marker

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Monument located on Graveyard Road 100 yards west of Union Avenue. This unit was attached to Capt. Nelson T. Spoor's Artillery Detachment of Brig. Gen. James M. Tuttle's 3rd Division, Maj. Gen'ls. William T. Sherman's & Frederick Steel's XV Army Corps and was commanded by Lt. Joseph R. Reed.
 
 
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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

In 1903, Massachusetts was the first state to erect a memorial to its soldiers who served during the Vicksburg campaign on the grounds of Vicksburg National Military Park.