• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

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Dupeire's Louisiana Zouaves Battalion

Dupeire's Louisiana Zouaves Battalion Regimental Monument

Dupeire's Louisiana Zouaves Battalion Regimental Monument

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Monument located on Confederate Avenue 125 yards south of the Texas Memorial (Park Tour Stop 13). This unit was attached to Col. Thomas Waul's Texas Legion, of Maj. Gen. Carter L. Stevenson's Division, Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton's Army of Vicksburg, and commanded by Capt. J. B. Fleitas. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume III, pages 872 and 965.]

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Graves in Vicksburg National Cemetery

Vicksburg National Cemetery is the largest internment of Civil War dead in the nation. It is the burial place for nearly 17,000 Union soldiers.