• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Seven Stars Mississippi Light Artillery

No Marker Placed

No Marker Placed

This unit was attached to Maj. Gen. Franklin Gardner's 3d Military District at Port Hudson, LA, Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton's Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana as the "Mississippi Battery," and commanded by Capt. Calvit Roberts and Lt. F. G. W. Coleman. [Refer to Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XXIV, Part 1 - Reports, page 706; and to Edward Cunningham's The Port Hudson Campaign, 1862 - 1863, page 128.]

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Confederate Headstones, Vicksburg National Cemetery

There are at least three known Confederates buried in Vicksburg National Cemetery, two of whom have graves designated by Confederate headstones.