• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

119th Illinois Infantry

This unit was attached to Col. David Moore's 4th Brigade of Brig. Gen. James C. Veatch's 5th Division, Maj. Gen. Stephen A. Hurlbut's XVI Army Corps, District of Memphis and commanded by Lt. Col. Samuel E. Taylor & Col. Thomas J. Kenney.
 
Illinois memorial
Illinois Memorial
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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Vicksburg National Military Park was the last of the first five National Military Parks established by the Congress of the United States during the last quarter of the 19th century.