• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

5th Company, Washington Artillery, Louisiana Artillery Battalion

5th Company, Washington Artillery Regimental Monument

5th Company, Washington Artillery Regimental Monument

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Multiple monument located on Confederate Avenue at the Great Redoubt (Park Tour Stop 11). This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Daniel W. Adams Brigade, of Maj. Gen'l John C. Breckinridge's Division, Gen. Joseph E. Johnston's Army of Relief, Department of the West, and commanded by Capt. C. H. Slocomb. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume III, page 1149.]

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Vicksburg National Military Park is one of the most heavily monumented parks in the world with over 1330 monuments, markers, tablets, and plaques. The beauty and artistry of its monumentation prompted one Civil War veteran to call Vicksburg National Military Park, "the art park of the world."