• 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?

The civilians of Vicksburg endured their first naval bombardment of the Civil War during the summer of 1862?