• 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?

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.