• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

29th Illinois Infantry, Company D

Unit position marker

Unit position marker

NPS Image

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 Union siege lines and Confederate defensive lines were marked during the first decade of the 20th century by many of the veterans who fought at Vicksburg, thus making Vicksburg National Military Park one of the most accurately marked military parks in the world.