• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

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111th Illinois Infantry

This unit was attached to Col. James S. Martin's Post of Paducah, KY, of Brig. Gen. Alexander Asboth's 6th Division, District of Columbus (KY), Maj. Gen. Stephen A. Hurlbut's XVI Army Corps and was commanded by Maj. William M. Mabry. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume III, page 1140.]
 
Illinois memorial
Illinois Memorial
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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

On hearing the news of Vicksburg's surrender, President Lincoln declared, "The Father of Waters again goes unvexed to the sea."