101st Illinois Infantry Detachment Companies A, D, G, H, K
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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Vicksburg National Cemetery is the largest internment of Civil War dead in the nation. It is the burial place for nearly 17,000 Union soldiers.