Vicksburg reenactors honor Marine killed in Chattanooga

VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) – The Vicksburg National Military Park honored the life of one of their own, Marine Lance Cpl. Squire Wells, killed in the recent Chattanooga recruiting office shootings.

WLBT-TV ( ) reports that members of the park service held a memorial for Wells on Sunday, firing rounds from cannons during the reenactment of the Siege of Vicksburg.

Ranger Tim Kavanaugh told the Vicksburg Post ( ) that Wells volunteered near Atlanta as a member of the Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park’s Living History cannon crew, a sister program to Vicksburg’s.

Wells was one of four military personnel killed July 16 when a man opened fire at two military facilities before being killed by police.

Wells was buried Sunday at the Georgia National Cemetery in Canton.