• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

30th Louisiana Infantry Battalion

30th Louisiana Infantry Battalion Regimental Monument

30th Louisiana Infantry Battalion Regimental Monument

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Multiple monument located on Confederate Avenue at the Louisiana Memorial (Park Tour Stop 11). This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Samuel B. Maxey's Brigade, of Maj. Gen. Samuel G. French's Division (organized 21 June 1863), Gen. Joseph E. Johnston's Army of Relief, Department of the West, and commanded by Col. Thomas Shields. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume III, page 1150.]

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.