• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

52d Georgia Infantry

52d Georgia Infantry Marker

52d Georgia Infantry Marker

NPS Photo

Iron tablet located outside of Vicksburg National Military Park, on former park property in the City of Vicksburg, on Confederate Avenue south of Vicksburg Middle School. This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Seth M. Barton’s 1st Brigade, of Maj. Gen. Carter L. Stevenson’s Division, Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton’s Army of Vicksburg, and commanded by Maj. John Jay Moore and Col. C.D. Phillips. [Refer to Gen. S.M. Barton of Virginia and to Edwin Bearss’ The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume I, page 224; Volume II, page 644; and Volume III, pages 872 and 964.]

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

The Union siege lines and Confederate defensive lines were marked during the first decade of the 20th century by many of the veterans who fought at Vicksburg, thus making Vicksburg National Military Park one of the most accurately marked military parks in the world.