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46th Alabama Infantry

46th Alabama Infantry Tablet

46th Alabama Infantry Tablet

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Iron tablet located on Confederate Avenue near Railroad Redoubt. This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Edward D. Tracy's (killed 1 May 1863) and Col. Isham W. Garrott's (killed 17 June 1863) Brigade of Brig. Gen. John S. Bowen's Confederate Forces at the Battle of Port Gibson, MS. Later the regiment was attached to Brig. General Stephen Dill Lee's (assumed command 3 May 1863) 2d Brigade (Battle of Champion Hill, thereafter reorganized as the 3d Brigade) of Maj. Gen. Carter L. Stevenson's Division, Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton's Army of Vicksburg, and commanded by Col. Michael L. Woods (captured 16 May 1863), Lt. Col. Edmund W. Pettus, and Capt. George E. Brewer (assumed command 17 June 1863). [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume II, pages 406 and 644 and Volume III, pages 778, 825, 872 and 964.]

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Vicksburg National Military Park is one of the most heavily monumented parks in the world with over 1330 monuments, markers, tablets, and plaques. The beauty and artistry of its monumentation prompted one Civil War veteran to call Vicksburg National Military Park, "the art park of the world."