• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

12th Illinois Infantry

This unit 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, stationed at Pocahontas, TN and commanded by Maj. James R. Hugunis & Col. Augustus L. Chetlain.
 
Illinois Memorial
Illinois Memorial
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Graves in Vicksburg National Cemetery

Vicksburg National Cemetery is the largest internment of Civil War dead in the nation. It is the burial place for nearly 17,000 Union soldiers.