• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

11th Illinois Cavalry, Company G

Unit position marker

Unit position marker

NPS Image

Monument is located on Union Avenue 200 yards north and east of the Wisconsin Memorial. This unit was the headquarters escort of Brig. Gen. Thomas E. G. Ransom's 6th Division of Maj. Gen. James B. McPherson's XVII Army Corps and was commanded by Lt. Stephen S. Tripp.

Did You Know?

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.