• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

39th Georgia Infantry

39th Georgia Infantry Regimental Monument

39th Georgia Infantry Regimental Monument

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Multiple monument located outside of Vicksburg National Military Park, in the City of Vicksburg on the west side of Mission 66, approximately 0.1 mile south of Indiana Avenue. Also an iron marker on the southeast corner of Mission 66 and Indiana Avenue. This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Alfred Cumming’s 3d Brigade, of Maj. Gen. Carter L. Stevenson’s Division, Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton’s Army of Vicksburg, and commanded by Col. J. T. McConnell (wounded 16 May 1863) and Lt. Col. J. F. B. Jackson. Lt. J. M. Brotherton was killed in action at the Battle of Champion Hill, 16 May 1863. Lt. J. R. Redmond was killed and Lt. J. M. Bates died of wounds in the defense of Vicksburg. [Refer to Edwin Bearss’ The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume II, page 644 and Volume III, pages 872 and 964.]
 
39th Georgia Infantry Marker
39th Georgia Infantry Marker
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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

The state of Missouri contributed 27 Union units and 15 Confederate units to the Vicksburg campaign.