• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

3d Battery Ohio Light Artillery

3d Battery Ohio Light Artillery Tablet

3d Battery Ohio Light Artillery Tablet

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Monument and iron tablets located on Union Avenue at Tour Stop #1, Battery DeGolyer. This unit was attached to Maj. Gen. John A. Logan's 3d Division, Maj. Gen. James B. McPherson's XVII Army Corps.
 
3d Battery Ohio Light Artillery Tablet

3d Battery Ohio Light Artillery Tablet

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Later, the battery was attached to Brig. Gen. John McArthur's Provisional Division, Maj. Gen'l Cadwallader C. Washburn's XVI Army Corps (Detachment), on Maj. Gen'l William T. Sherman's exterior line. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume III, page 1149.]
 
3d Battery Ohio Light Artillery Regimental Monument
3d Battery Ohio Light Artillery Regimental Monument
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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

In 1903, Massachusetts was the first state to erect a memorial to its soldiers who served during the Vicksburg campaign on the grounds of Vicksburg National Military Park.