• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

3d Louisiana Infantry

3d Louisiana Infantry Regimental Monument

3d Louisiana Infantry Regimental Monument

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Monument located on Confederate Avenue behind the Louisiana Memorial (Park Tour Stop 11). At the Battle of Chickasaw Bayou, this unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Louis Hébert’s 1st Brigade, of Maj. Gen. Dabney H. Maury’s Division, Maj. Gen. Carter L. Stevenson’s 2d Military District, in Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton’s Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana. During the Greenville Expedition, the regiment was assigned to Brig. Gen. Stephen D. Lee’s Reinforced Brigade, of Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton’s Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana. Afterwards, it was reattached to Brig. Gen. Louis Hébert’s 1st Brigade, of Maj. Gen. John H. Forney’s Division, Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton’s Army of Vicksburg, and commanded by Maj. David Pierson. [Refer to Edwin Bearss’ The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume I, page 226; Volume II, page 128; and Volume III, pages 870 and 965.]

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.