• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

39th Iowa Infantry

Iowa State Memorial

Iowa State Memorial

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This unit was attached to Col. Moses M. Bane's 3rd Brigade of Brig. Gen. Grenville M. Dodge's 2nd Division, Maj. Gen. Richard J. Oglesby's Left Wing, XVI Army Corps, District of Corinth and was commanded by Col. Henry J.B. Cummings & Lt. Col. Hames Redfield.

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

On hearing the news of Vicksburg's surrender, President Lincoln declared, "The Father of Waters again goes unvexed to the sea."