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    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

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    Union Avenue will be closed to all activities (walking, biking, jogging, and vehicle tours) between the Memorial Arch and Pemberton Avenue beginning at 6:30 a.m., and remained closed until hazardous tree removal work in the area is completed.

Watson's Battery, Louisiana Artillery

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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, and commanded by Lt. E. A. Toledano. [Refer to Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XXIV, Part 1 - Reports, page 707, and Edward Cunningham's The Port Hudson Campaign, 1862 - 1863, page 128.]

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

In 1903, Massachusetts was the first state to erect a memorial to its soldiers who served during the Vicksburg campaign on the grounds of Vicksburg National Military Park.