Memorial Day Weekend Concert Information
VNMP is hosting 3 outdoor concerts at the Clay Street Visitor Center, May 24, 25, & 26. The VC parking lot will close at 5:00pm those days and NO on-site parking will be allowed. Click 'More' for detailed parking information. More »
6th Battery Wisconsin Light Artillery
Multiple monument located on Union Avenue, 400 yards south of Pemberton Avenue. This unit was attached to Captains Frank C. Sands' and Henry Dillon's Artillery Command of Brig. Gen'ls Isaac F. Quinby's and John E. Smith's 7th Division, Maj. Gen. James B. McPherson's XVII Army Corps, and commanded by Capt. Henry Dillon and Lt. Samuel F. Clark. [Refer to pages 79, 80, 82, 84 and 96, Volume 4 of the WPA Monumentation Survey Books.]
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."