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    Vicksburg

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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?

Jefferson Davis served as a United States Congressman, Senator, Secretary of War, and war hero before being called upon to accept the Presidency of the Confederate States.