• 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?

The Union siege lines and Confederate defensive lines were marked during the first decade of the 20th century by many of the veterans who fought at Vicksburg, thus making Vicksburg National Military Park one of the most accurately marked military parks in the world.