• 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?

Vicksburg National Military Park was the last of the first five National Military Parks established by the Congress of the United States during the last quarter of the 19th century.