• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

2nd Illinois Light Artillery, Battery D

This unit attached to Col. William H. Morgan's 2nd Brigade, Brig. Gen. James C. Veatch's 5th Division, XVI Army Corps, District of Memphis and commanded by Capt. Charles S. Cooper.

 
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Confederate Headstones, Vicksburg National Cemetery

There are at least three known Confederates buried in Vicksburg National Cemetery, two of whom have graves designated by Confederate headstones.