• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

30th Georgia Infantry

30th Georgia Infantry Regimental Monument

30th Georgia Infantry Regimental Monument

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Multiple monument located outside of Vicksburg National Military Park, on former park property in the City of Vicksburg, at the southeast corner of Confederate Avenue and Hall’s Ferry Road. This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. William H.T. Walker’s (promoted Maj. Gen., 27 June 1863), Brigade of Brig. Gen’l John Gregg’s Defense Force for the Battle of Jackson, MS (14 May 1863), and commanded by Col. Thomas W. Mangham. Later the battalion was assigned to Col. Claudius C. Wilson’s Brigade, of Maj. Gen. William H.T. Walker’s Division, Gen. Joseph E. Johnston’s Army of Relief, Department of the West. [Refer to Edwin Bearss’ The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume II, page 558 and Volume III, page 1152.]

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

On hearing the news of Vicksburg's surrender, President Lincoln declared, "The Father of Waters again goes unvexed to the sea."