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    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?

Jefferson Davis served as a United States Congressman, Senator, Secretary of War, and war hero before being called upon to accept the Presidency of the Confederate States.