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.
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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.