• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Blocker's [Arkansas] Battery

No Marker Sited

No Marker Placed

This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. James F. Fagan’s 2d Brigade of Maj. Gen. Sterling Price’s Division, Lt. Gen. Theophilus H. Holmes’ District of Arkansas, in Lt. Gen. Edmund Kirby Smith’s Trans-Mississippi Department, and commanded by Capt. W.D. Blocker. [Refer to Edwin Bearss’ The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume III, page 1244.]

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."