• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

41st Georgia Infantry

41st Georgia Infantry Marker

41st Georgia Infantry Marker

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Iron tablet located outside of Vicksburg National Military Park, on former park property in the City of Vicksburg, 500 ft south of the junction of Confederate Avenue and North Frontage Road. During the Greenville Expedition, this unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Stephen D. Lee’s Reinforced Brigade. Afterwards, the regiment was assigned to Brig. Gen. Seth M. Barton’s 1st Brigade, Maj. Gen. Carter L. Stevenson’s Division, of Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton’s Army of Vicksburg, and commanded by Col. William E. Curtiss. Adjutant Lt. E. Ellis was killed at Champion Hill (16 May 1863). [Refer to Gen. S.M. Barton of Virginia and to Edwin Bearss’ The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume II, page 644 and Volume III, pages 872 and 964.]

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.