• View from Battery DeGolyer

    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?

Vicksburg National Military Park was the last of the first five National Military Parks established by the Congress of the United States during the last quarter of the 19th century.