• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

1st Illinois Light Artillery, Battery E

Unit marker

Unit marker

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Iron tablet located 400 ' south of Graveyard Road; also an iron tablet located at Park Tour Stop #5 and another 250' north of Graveyard Road & 400' west of Union Ave. This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. James M. Tuttle's 3rd Division of Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman's XV Army Corps and was commanded by Capt. Allen C. Waterhouse. (Capt. William Cogswell commanded all 1st Illinois Light artillery.)
 
Unit position tablets
Unit position tablets
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Unit position tablet
Unit position tablet
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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Jefferson Davis served as a United States Congressman, Senator, Secretary of War, and war hero before being called upon to accept the Presidency of the Confederate States.