• View from Battery DeGolyer


    National Military Park Mississippi

3rd Illinois Cavalry, Companies A, E, K

Unit position marker

Unit position marker

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Monument located on Union Avenue 200 yards south of the Iowa Memorial. Companies A, E, & K were attached to Brig. Gen. Peter J. Osterhaus' 9th Division of Maj. Gen'ls. John A. McClernand (relieved 6/19/63) and Edward O. C. Ord's 13th Army Corps and commanded by Capt. John L. Campbell.

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Confederate Headstones, Vicksburg National Cemetery

There are at least three known Confederates buried in Vicksburg National Cemetery, two of whom have graves designated by Confederate headstones.