• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Clark's Battery Missouri Artillery

Clark's Battery Missouri Artillery Regimental Monument

Clark's Battery Missouri Artillery Regimental Monument

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Multiple monument located on Confederate Ave. west of the Stockade Redan (Park Tour Stop 10). This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. John W. Whitfield's 2d Brigade, of Brig. Gen. William H. (Red) Jackson's Cavalry Division, Gen. Joseph E. Johnston's Army of Relief, Department of the West, and commanded by Capt. Houston King. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume III, page 1152.] Gen. Jackson's division was ordered from the Department of Tennessee about 26 May 1863, and was headquartered near Canton, MS, on 4 June 1863, and at Vernon, MS, on 13, 18, 21, and 23 June 1863.

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."