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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?

On hearing the news of Vicksburg's surrender, President Lincoln declared, "The Father of Waters again goes unvexed to the sea."