• 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

NPS Photo

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?

USS Cairo ca. 1862

The USS Cairo was only in service for 11 months before making history as the first U.S. marine vessel to be sunk by an electronically detonated mine.