Union Avenue Road Closure - Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Union Avenue will be closed to all activities (walking, biking, jogging, and vehicle tours) between the Memorial Arch and Pemberton Avenue beginning at 6:30 a.m., and remained closed until hazardous tree removal work in the area is completed.
11th Illinois Cavalry
This unit was attached to Col. Bazil D. Meek's 4th Brigade of Col. John K. Mizner's Cavalry Division and was commanded by Maj. Otto Funke. The unit was headquartered at LaGrange, TN.
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.