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    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

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    Union Avenue will be closed to all activities (walking, biking, jogging, and vehicle tours) between the Memorial Arch and Pemberton Avenue beginning at 6:30 a.m., and remained closed until hazardous tree removal work in the area is completed.

2nd Missouri Light Artillery, Battery F

Regimental Marker

Regimental Marker

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Multiple monument located on the south side of Union Avenue, approximately 0.2 miles west of the Navy Memorial (Tour Stop 7), and an iron tablet located on the north side of Union Avenue approximately 0.1 mile west of the Navy Memorial.

This unit was attached to Maj. Gen.. Frederick Steele's and Brig. Gen. John M. Thayer's 1st Division, of Maj. Gen'ls William T. Sherman's and Frederick Steele's XV Army Corps, and commanded by Capt. Clemens Landgraeber.
 
2d Missouri Light Artillery, Battery F Tablet
2d Missouri Light Artillery, Battery F Tablet
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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.