• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

2nd Illinois Light Artillery, Battery B

This unit attached to Brig. Gen. Grenville M. Dodge's 2nd Division, Maj. Gen. Richard J. Oglesby's Left Wing, XVI Army Corps, District of Corinth and was commanded by Capt. Fletcher H. Chapman.
 
Illinois Memorial
Illinois Memorial
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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Vicksburg National Military Park was the last of the first five National Military Parks established by the Congress of the United States during the last quarter of the 19th century.