• 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?

Vicksburg National Military Park is one of the most heavily monumented parks in the world with over 1330 monuments, markers, tablets, and plaques. The beauty and artistry of its monumentation prompted one Civil War veteran to call Vicksburg National Military Park, "the art park of the world."