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    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?

Jefferson Davis served as a United States Congressman, Senator, Secretary of War, and war hero before being called upon to accept the Presidency of the Confederate States.