• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    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.

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

The state of Missouri contributed 27 Union units and 15 Confederate units to the Vicksburg campaign.