• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

53d Ohio Infantry

Monument ("Minie Ball") is located at the junction of Union Avenue and Grant Avenue. This unit was attached to Col. Joseph R. Cockerill's 3d Brigade, of Brig. Gen. William Sooy Smith's 1st Division, Maj. Gen. Cadwallader C. Washburn's XVI Army Corps (Detachment). and commanded by Col. Wells S. Jones.

 
53d Ohio Infantry Regimental Monument
53d Ohio Infantry Regimental Monument
NPS Photo

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

The state of Missouri contributed 27 Union units and 15 Confederate units to the Vicksburg campaign.