• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

2nd Illinois Light Artillery, Battery A

Unit marker

Unit marker

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Monument and iron tablet located on Union Avenue 50 yards south of the railroad bridge. This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Eugene A. Carr's 14th Division, Maj. Gen'l's John A. McClernand (relieved 6/19/63) and Edward O.C. Ord's XIII Army Corps and was commanded by Lt. Jacob C. Hansel, Lt. Frank B. Fenton and Capt. Peter Davidson.
 
Unit position tablets
Unit position tablet
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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Vicksburg National Military Park is one of the most heavily monumented parks in the world with over 1330 monuments, markers, tablets, and plaques. The beauty and artistry of its monumentation prompted one Civil War veteran to call Vicksburg National Military Park, "the art park of the world."