• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

2nd Illinois Cavalry, Company E

Unit marker

Unit marker

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Monument located 200 yards south of the Iowa Memorial. Marker for Company E located on Union Ave. 200 yards north of the Minnesota Memorial. This unit was headquarters escort for Brig. Gen. John E. Smith's 7th Division of Maj. Gen. James B. McPherson's XVII Army Corps.
 
Unit position marker
Unit position marker
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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Jefferson Davis served as a United States Congressman, Senator, Secretary of War, and war hero before being called upon to accept the Presidency of the Confederate States.