• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Martin's Battery Georgia Artillery

Martin's Battery Regimental Monument

Martin's Battery Regimental Monument

NPS Photo

Multiple monument located outside of Vicksburg National Military Park, on former park property in the City of Vicksburg, at the southeast corner of Confederate Avenue and Hall’s Ferry Road. This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. William H.T. Walker’s (promoted to Maj. Gen., 27 June 1863) Brigade, of Brig. Gen’l John Gregg’s Defense Force, for the Battle of Jackson, MS (14 May 1863), and commanded by Capt. Robert Martin. Later, the battery was assigned to Col. Claudius C. Wilson’s Brigade, of Maj. Gen. William H.T. Walker’s Division, Gen. Joseph E. Johnston’s Army of Relief, Department of the West, and commanded by Lt. E. P. Howell. [Refer to Edwin Bearss’ The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume II, page 558 and Volume III, page 1152.]

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

The civilians of Vicksburg endured their first naval bombardment of the Civil War during the summer of 1862?