• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

2nd Battery Ohio Light Artillery

Monument is located on Union Avenue at the second turn past Tour Stop #15. This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Alvin P. Hovey's 12th Division, Maj. Generals John A. McClernand's (relieved of command 19 June 1863) and Edward O.C. Ord's XIII Army Corps, and commanded by Lt. Augustus Beach.
 
2d Battery Ohio Light Artillery Regimental Monument
2d Battery Ohio Light Artillery Regimental Monument
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Graves in Vicksburg National Cemetery

Vicksburg National Cemetery is the largest internment of Civil War dead in the nation. It is the burial place for nearly 17,000 Union soldiers.