• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

4th Battery Ohio Light Artillery

4th Battery Ohio Light Artillery Tablet

4th Battery Ohio Light Artillery Tablet

NPS Photo

Monument and an iron tablet located on the south side of Union Avenue, approximately 0.5 miles west of Grant Avenue. Also an iron tablet located on the north side of Union Avenue approximately 0.8 miles west of Thayer's Approach (Park Tour Stop #6).
 
4th Battery Ohio Light Artillery Tablet

4th Battery Ohio Light Artillery Tablet

NPS Photo

This unit was attached to Maj. Gen. Frederick Steel's and Brig. Gen. John M. Thayer's 1st Division, Maj. Gen'ls William T. Sherman's and Frederick Steele's XV Army Corps, and commanded by Capt. Louis Hoffman.
 
4th Battery Ohio Light Artillery Regimental Monument
4th Battery Ohio Light Artillery Regimental Monument
NPS Photo

Did You Know?

USS Cairo ca. 1862

The USS Cairo was only in service for 11 months before making history as the first U.S. marine vessel to be sunk by an electronically detonated mine.