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    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

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    Union Avenue will be closed to all activities (walking, biking, jogging, and vehicle tours) between the Memorial Arch and Pemberton Avenue beginning at 6:30 a.m., and remained closed until hazardous tree removal work in the area is completed.

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?

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