• 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?

The Union siege lines and Confederate defensive lines were marked during the first decade of the 20th century by many of the veterans who fought at Vicksburg, thus making Vicksburg National Military Park one of the most accurately marked military parks in the world.