• View from Battery DeGolyer


    National Military Park Mississippi

29th Illinois Infantry, Company D

Unit position marker

Unit position marker

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Monument located on Grant Avenue across the road from the Rhode Island Memorial. Company D served on the gunboats Tyler and U.S.S. Tuscumbia and was commanded by Capt. Eberlee P.H. Stone. The company lost 1 officer killed (Lt. Samuel Bagley) and 2 enlisted men wounded during the bombardment of Grand Gulf, MS.

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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.