• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

3d Missouri Infantry

3d Missouri Infantry Assault Marker

3d Missouri Infantry Assault Marker

NPS Photo

Monument located on Confederate Avenue at the Stockade Redan (Park Tour Stop 10) designating the repulse of the 22 May 1863 assault. Also a multiple monument to Bowen's Division located at the same site. This unit was attached to Col. Francis M. Cockrell's 1st Brigade, of Brig. Gen. John S. Bowen's Division, Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton's Army of Vicksburg, and commanded by Col. William R. Gause and Maj. J. K. McDowell. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume II, pages 316, 407, 645, and 688; and Volume III, pages 780, 871, and 967.]

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.