• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Charpentier's Alabama Battery

No Marker Placed

No Marker Placed

This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Winfield S. Featherston's 3d Brigade of Maj. Gen. William Wing Loring's Division, Gen. Joseph E. Johnston's Army of Relief, Department of the West, and commanded by Capt. Stephen Charpentier. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume III, page 1151.]

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

The civilians of Vicksburg endured their first naval bombardment of the Civil War during the summer of 1862?