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Wade's Battery Missouri Artillery

Wade's Battery Missouri Artillery Regimental Monument

Wade's Battery Missouri Artillery Regimental Monument

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Monument located outside of Vicksburg National Military Park, on former park property in the City of Vicksburg, on the north side of Mission 66, approximately 0.1 mile south of Indiana Avenue. This unit was attached to Col. Francis M. Cockrell's 1st Brigade, of Brig. Gen. John S. Bowen's Division, Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton's Army of Vicksburg, and commanded by Col. W. Wade (killed in action 29 April 1863) and Lt. R. C. Walsh. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume II, pages 316, 645, and 688; and Volume III, pages 784-5, 871, and 967.]

Did You Know?

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."