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    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

43d Mississippi Infantry

43d Mississippi Infantry Regimental Monument

43d Mississippi Infantry Regimental Monument

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Monument located on Confederate Avenue 300 yards north of Pemberton Avenue. This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Louis Hébert's 1st Brigade, of Maj. Gen. John H. Forney's Division, Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton's Army of Vicksburg, and commanded by Col. Richard Harrison. A battalion of the regiment was attached to Brig. Gen. Matthew D. Ector's Brigade, of Maj. Gen. William H.T. Walker's Division, Gen. Joseph E. Johnston's Army of Relief, Department of the West, and commanded by Capt. M. Pounds. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume III, pages 870, 965, and 1151.]
 
43d Mississippi Infantry Marker
43d Mississippi Infantry Marker
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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."