• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

31st Louisiana Infantry

31st Louisiana Infantry Regimental Monument

31st Louisiana Infantry Regimental Monument

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Multiple monument located on the north side of Confederate Avenue, approximately 0.6 miles east of the Tennessee Memorial. Also, three trench markers located on the north side of Confederate Avenue, starting approximately 0.5 miles east of the Tennessee Memorial, and running east. This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. William E. Baldwin's Brigade, of Maj. Gen. Martin Luther Smith's Division, Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton's Army of Vicksburg, and commanded by Col. Charles H. Morrison, Lt. Col. S. H. Griffin (killed in action), and Lt. Col. James W. Draughon. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume I, page 225; Volume II, page 407; and Volume III, pages 779, 869, and 966.]
 
31st Louisiana Infantry Marker
31st Louisiana Infantry Marker
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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

The Union siege lines and Confederate defensive lines were marked during the first decade of the 20th century by many of the veterans who fought at Vicksburg, thus making Vicksburg National Military Park one of the most accurately marked military parks in the world.