• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

2nd Illinois Light Artillery, Battery G

Unit marker

Unit marker

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Monument located on Jackson Road behind Battery McPherson, near the eastern boundary of the park. This unit attached to Maj. Gen. John A. Logan's 3rd Division, Maj. Gen. James B. McPherson's XVII Army Corps and was commanded by Capt. Frederick Sparrestrom and Lt. John W. Lowell.

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

In 1903, Massachusetts was the first state to erect a memorial to its soldiers who served during the Vicksburg campaign on the grounds of Vicksburg National Military Park.