• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

2nd Illinois Light Artillery, Battery E

Unit marker

Unit marker

NPS

Monument and iron tablet located outside of Vicksburg National Military Park on former park property in the City of Vicksburg, on the southeast corner of Wisconsin Avenue and Autumn Drive. This unit attached to Brig. Gen. Jacob G. Lauman's 4th Division, Maj. Gen. Cadwallader C. Washburn's XVI Army Corps (Detachment) [assigned to XIII Army Corps] and commanded by Lt. George S. Nispel..
 
Unit position tablet
Unit position tablet
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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.