• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

8th Battery Ohio Light Artillery

8th Ohio Light Artillery tablet

8th Ohio Battery Light Artillery tablet

NPS Photo

Monument located on the south side of Union Avenue approximately 100 yards west of the Navy Memorial. This unit was attached to Maj. Gen. Francis P. Blair's 2d Division, Maj. Gens William T. Sherman's and Frederick Steel's XV Army Corps, and commanded by Capt. James F. Putnam.
 
8th Ohio Battery Monument
8th Ohio Battery Light Artillery Monument
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.