• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

57th Georgia Infantry

57th Georgia Infantry Regimental Monument

57th Georgia Infantry Regimental Monument

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Multiple monument located outside of Vicksburg National Military Park, on former park property in the City Vicksburg, on the west side of Mission 66 approximately 0.1 mile south of Indiana Avenue. This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Alfred Cumming’s 3d Brigade, of Maj. Gen. Carter L. Stevenson’s Division, Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton’s Army of Vicksburg, and commanded by Col. William Barkuloo. Lts. Thomas J. Dyson, Washington Hobbs, and V. C. Manning were killed in action at the Battle of Champion Hill, 16 May 1863. [Refer to Gen. Alfred Cumming of Georgia and to Edwin Bearss’ The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume II, page 644; and Volume III, pages 872 and 964.]
 
57th Georgia Infantry Marker
57th Georgia Infantry Marker
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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.