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    Vicksburg

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46th Georgia Infantry

46th Georgia Infantry Regimental Monument

46th Georgia Infantry Regimental Monument

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Multiple monument located outside of Vicksburg National Military Park, on former park property in the City of Vicksburg, at the southeast corner of Confederate Avenue and Hall’s Ferry Road. This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Gist’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 Col. P.H. Colquitt and Capt. T.B. Hancock. During the Battle of Jackson (14 May 1863), Col. Colquitt commanded the brigade in Gen. Gist’s absence, and Capt. Hancock commanded the regiment. [Refer to Gen. S.M. Barton of Virginia and to Edwin Bearss’ The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume II, page 557; 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.