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    Vicksburg

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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.]

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Graves in Vicksburg National Cemetery

Vicksburg National Cemetery is the largest internment of Civil War dead in the nation. It is the burial place for nearly 17,000 Union soldiers.