Tour Stop 14 - Fort Garrott
Situated to protect a significant overland route into Vicksburg, Fort Garrott was named after the courageous commander of the 20th Alabama Volunteer Infantry, Colonel Isham W. Garrott.
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."