• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

8th Battalion Georgia Infantry

8th Battalion Georgia Infantry Regimental Monument

8th Battalion Georgia Infantry Regimental Monument

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Multiple monument located outside of Vicksburg National Military Park, on former park property in the City of Vicksburg, at the southeast corner of Confederate Avenue and Hall’s Ferry Road. This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. States Rights Gist’s Brigade, of Maj. Gen. William H.T. Walker’s Division, Gen. Joseph E. Johnston’s Army of Relief, Department of the West, and commanded by Capt. Z. L. Watters. [Refer to Edwin Bearss’ The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume III, page 1152.]

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.