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.
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.