• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

128th Illinois Infantry Detachment

This unit was attached to Col. George E. Waring's Post of Columbus, KY of Brig. Gen. Alexander Asboth's 6th Division, District of Columbus (KY), Maj. Gen. Stephen A. Hurlbut's XVI Army Corps and was commanded by Lt. William A. Lemma.
 
Illinois State Memorial
Illinois State Memorial
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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.