• 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 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.