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    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Columbus Battery Georgia Artillery

Columbus Battery Regimental Monument

Columbus Battery Regimental Monument

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Multiple monument located outside of Vicksburg National Military Park, on former park property, at the southeast corner of Confederate Avenue and Hall’s Ferry Road in the City of Vicksburg. This unit was attached to Maj. W.C. Preston’s Reserve Artillery of Gen. Joseph E. Johnston’s Army of Relief, Department of the West, and commanded by Capt. Edward Croft. [Refer to Edwin Bearss’ The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume III, page 1152.]

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."