• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

40th Alabama Infantry

40th Alabama Infantry Tablet

40th Alabama Infantry Tablet

NPS Photo

Iron tablet located on Confederate Avenue south of the Mississippi Memorial. This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. John C. Moore's 2d Brigade of Maj. Gen. John H. Forney's Division, Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton's Army of Vicksburg, and commanded by Col. John H. Higley. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume III, pages 870 and 966.]

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.