• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

3d Missouri Infantry

3d Missouri Infantry Assault Marker

3d Missouri Infantry Assault Marker

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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?

Did You Know?

Vicksburg National Military Park is one of the most heavily monumented parks in the world with over 1330 monuments, markers, tablets, and plaques. The beauty and artistry of its monumentation prompted one Civil War veteran to call Vicksburg National Military Park, "the art park of the world."