• 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.

 
Illinois memorial
Illinois Memorial
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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

The civilians of Vicksburg endured their first naval bombardment of the Civil War during the summer of 1862?