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    Vicksburg

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  • Union Avenue Road Closure - Tuesday, September 16, 2014

    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 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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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

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