• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

42d Georgia Infantry

42d Georgia Infantry Marker

42d Georgia Infantry Marker

NPS Photo

Iron tablet located outside of Vicksburg National Military Park, on former park property in the City of Vicksburg, on the east side of Confederate Avenue, approximately 0.6 miles south of All Saints School. This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Seth M. Barton’s 1st Brigade, of Maj. Gen. Carter L. Stevenson’s Division, Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton’s Army of Vicksburg, and commanded by Col. R. J. Henderson. [Refer to Gen. S.M. Barton of Virginia and to Edwin Bearss’ The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume I, page 224; Volume II, page 644; and Volume III, pages 872 and 964.]

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

On hearing the news of Vicksburg's surrender, President Lincoln declared, "The Father of Waters again goes unvexed to the sea."