• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

3rd Battery Maryland Artillery

3rd Maryland Artillery Tablet

3rd Maryland Artillery Tablet

NPS Photo

The monument and iron tablet are located outside of Vicksburg National Military Park on former park property in the City of Vicksburg, on the east side of Confederate Avenue approximately 0.2 miles south of Hall's Ferry Road. The monument serves as the Maryland State Memorial. This unit was attached to Col. Alexander W. Reynolds' 4th Brigade of Maj. Gen. Carter L. Stevenson's Division, Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton's Army of Vicksburg, and commanded by Capt. Ferdinand O. Claiborne (KIA) and Capt. John B. Rowan. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume II, page 644 and Volume III, pages 784, 872 and 965.]

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

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