• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

City Guards

No Marker Placed

No Marker Placed

This unit was carried as a miscellaneous unit, attached to Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton's Army of Vicksburg, and commanded by Capt. E. B. Martin. The Official Records make no reference to the City Guards, aside from enumeration. [Refer to page 666, Volume 3 of the WPA Monumentation Books and Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume III, pages 873 and 968.]

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."