• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

29th Illinois Infantry, Company K

Unit position marker

Unit position marker

NPS Image

Monument located on Grant Avenue across the road from the Rhode Island Memorial. Company K served with detachments from other units on the gunboat Petrel and was commanded by Capt. Elijah P. Curtis.

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

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