• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

101st Illinois Infantry Detachment Companies A, D, G, H, K

Unit position marker

Unit position marker

NPS Image

Monument is located on Grant Avenue across from the Massachusetts Memorial. This unit was commanded by Capt. Sylvester L. Moore.

Company A served on the ram General Bragg.

Company D served part time at Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant's headquarters and later on the tinclads Rattler and Cricket.

Company G served on the ram Switzerland.

Company H served on the ironclad LaFayette and the ram Monarch.

Company K served as Provost Guard at Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant's headquarters.

[Refer to page 750, Volume VI, Book 18 of the WPA Monumentation Survey Books.]

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