• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

8th Battery Michigan Light Artillery

Unit positions tablet

Michigan Units Monument

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Monument located on Union Avenue at Battery DeGolyer (Park Tour Stop 1). This unit was attached to Maj. Charles J. Stolbrand's Artillery Command, of Maj. Gen. John A. Logan's 3d Division, Maj. Gen. James B. McPherson's XVII Army Corps, and commanded by Capt. Samuel DeGolyer (mortally wounded 28 May 1863) and Lt. Theodore W. Lockwood. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume III, pages 908, 909, 961, and 962.]
 
Unit position marker
8th Michigan Battery Tablet
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Did You Know?

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."