• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

1st Indiana Cavalry, Company C

unit position marker

Unit position marker

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Monument located on Union Avenue just beyond Park Tour Stop # 15. This unit was attached as headquarters escort to Brig. Gen. Alvin P. Hovey's 12th Division, Maj. Gen'ls John A. McClernand (relieved of command 19 June 1863) & Edward O.C. Ord's XIII Army Corps and was commanded by Lt. James L. Carey.
 
Unit position marker
Unit position markier
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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."