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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.]
Did You Know?
The Union siege lines and Confederate defensive lines were marked during the first decade of the 20th century by many of the veterans who fought at Vicksburg, thus making Vicksburg National Military Park one of the most accurately marked military parks in the world.