• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

76th Ohio Infantry

Monument is located on the south side of Union Avenue, approximately 100 yards west of the Navy Memorial. This unit was attached to Col. Charles R. Woods' 2d Brigade, of Maj. Gen. Frederick Steele's and Brig. Gen. John M. Thayer's 1st Division, of Maj. Gen'ls William T. Sherman's and Frederick Steele's XV Army Corps, and commanded by Lt. Col. William B. Woods.

 
76th Ohio Infantry Regimental Monument
76th Ohio Infantry Regimental Monument
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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

President Abraham Lincoln, in speaking of Vicksburg's importance, is reputed to have stated early during the Civil War, "See what a lot of land these fellows hold, of which Vicksburg is the key, the war can never be brought to a close until that key is in our pocket."