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    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

40th Mississippi Infantry

40th Mississippi Infantry Regimental Monument

40th Mississippi Infantry Regimental Monument

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Monument located on Confederate Avenue opposite 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. W.B. Colbert. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume I, pages 226 and 593; and Volume III, pages 871 and 966.]
 
40th Mississippi Infantry Marker
40th Mississippi Infantry Marker
NPS Photo

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.