|Department of Iowa - Civil War Monuments|
County - Vicksburg
Monument for 2nd Iowa Battery
The monument is at the position of the Battery during the siege of Vicksburg. Besides action during several battles during the Vicksburg Campaign, the Battery "greatly distinguished itself" during the Battle of Corinth on October 4, 1862 according to the Iowa Roster and Record. Note the cartridge box at the peak of the monument - this is the symbol for General Sherman's 15th Corps. It is located on Graveyard Road - turn left after Tour Stop # 5. Photos taken 5/24/13.