14th Mississippi Battalion Light Artillery, Company C
This unit was attached to Maj. Gen. Martin Luther Smith's Division, Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton's Army of Vicksburg, and commanded by Maj. M.S. Ward. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume III, pages 781, 785, 870, and 968.]
Monument located on Confederate Avenue at Fort Hill (Park Tour Stop 9). This unit manned guns on Brig. Gen. Alfred Cumming's sector of the Vicksburg Perimeter Defensive Lines.