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    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

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  • 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.

60th Tennessee Infantry

Tennesse Infantry Units Monument

Tennesse Infantry Units Monument

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Multiple monument located on the north side of Confederate Avenue approximately 0.2 miles east of Fort Hill (Park Tour Stop 9). Also, two trench markers located on the north side of Confederate Avenue starting approximately 0. 2 miles east of Fort Hill.
 
60th Tennessee Infantry Tablet

60th Tennessee Infantry Tablet

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This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. John C. Vaughn's 2d Brigade, Maj. Gen. Martin Luther Smith's Division, in Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton's Army of Vicksburg, and commanded by Col. J. H. Crawford, Lt. Col. N. Gregg (captured 17 May 1863), and Capt. J. W. Bachman. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume I, page 224; Volume II, page 689; and Volume III, pages 779, 870, and 966.]

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Vicksburg National Military Park was the last of the first five National Military Parks established by the Congress of the United States during the last quarter of the 19th century.