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    National Military Park Mississippi

8th Battery Ohio Light Artillery

8th Ohio Light Artillery tablet

8th Ohio Battery Light Artillery tablet

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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
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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."