• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

There are park alerts in effect.
hide Alerts »
  • Union Avenue Road Closure - Tuesday, September 16, 2014

    Union Avenue will be closed to all activities (walking, biking, jogging, and vehicle tours) between the Memorial Arch and Pemberton Avenue beginning at 6:30 a.m., and remained closed until hazardous tree removal work in the area is completed.

5th Company, Washington Artillery, Louisiana Artillery Battalion

5th Company, Washington Artillery Regimental Monument

5th Company, Washington Artillery Regimental Monument

NPS Photo

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?

Graves in Vicksburg National Cemetery

Vicksburg National Cemetery is the largest internment of Civil War dead in the nation. It is the burial place for nearly 17,000 Union soldiers.