• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

131st Illinois Infantry

Unit Position Marker

Unit Position Marker

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Monument is located on Grant Avenue 50 yards east of the Kansas Memorial. This unit was attached to Col. George W. Neeley's Detached Brigade of Brig. Gen. Elias S. Dennis' District of Northeast Louisiana, stationed at Young's Point, LA and commanded by Col. George W. Neeley & Maj. Joseph L. Purvis.

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

The civilians of Vicksburg endured their first naval bombardment of the Civil War during the summer of 1862?