• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

46th Ohio Infantry

Monument located on the north side of Union Avenue, approximately 0.4 miles west of Thayer's Approach (Park Tour Stop #6). This unit was attached to Col. Stephen G. Hicks' 2d Brigade, of Brig. Gen. William Sooy Smith's 1st Division, Maj. Gen. Cadwallader C. Washburn's XVI Army Corps (Detachment), and commanded by Col. Charles C. Walcott.

 
46th Ohio Infantry Regimental Monument
46th Ohio Infantry Regimental Monument
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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

President Abraham Lincoln, in speaking of Vicksburg's importance, is reputed to have stated early during the Civil War, "See what a lot of land these fellows hold, of which Vicksburg is the key, the war can never be brought to a close until that key is in our pocket."