• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

122nd Illinois Infantry

This unit was attached to Col. August Mersy's 2nd Brigade of Brig. Gen. Grenville M. Dodge's 2nd Division, Maj. Gen. Richard J. Oglesby's Left Wing, XVI Army Corps, District of Corinth and was commanded by Lt. Col. James F. Drish & Col. John I. Rinaker.

 
Illinois Memorial
Illinois Memorial
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Confederate Headstones, Vicksburg National Cemetery

There are at least three known Confederates buried in Vicksburg National Cemetery, two of whom have graves designated by Confederate headstones.