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    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

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?

Jefferson Davis served as a United States Congressman, Senator, Secretary of War, and war hero before being called upon to accept the Presidency of the Confederate States.