• 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
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Graves in Vicksburg National Cemetery

Vicksburg National Cemetery is the largest internment of Civil War dead in the nation. It is the burial place for nearly 17,000 Union soldiers.