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    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

6th Mississippi Infantry [Detachment]

6th Mississippi Infantry [Detachment] Regimental Monument

6th Mississippi Infantry [Detachment] Regimental Monument

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Monument located on Confederate Avenue, 100 yards east of Fort Hill (Park Tour Stop 9). Also, a trench marker located on the north side of Confederate Avenue just east of Fort Hill. This unit was an unattached command in Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton's Army of Vicksburg, and commanded by Maj. J. R. Stevens. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume III, pages 780, 873, and 968.]
 
6th Mississippi Infantry [Detachment] Marker
6th Mississippi Infantry [Detachment] Marker
NPS Photo

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Jefferson Davis served as a United States Congressman, Senator, Secretary of War, and war hero before being called upon to accept the Presidency of the Confederate States.