• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

3rd Illinois Cavalry, Company G

Unit marker

Unit marker

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Monument located on Union Avenue 200 yards south of the Iowa Memorial. Company G Marker located on Union Avenue between the railroad bridge and the Iowa Memorial. This unit was headquarters escort for Brig. Gen. Eugene A. Carr's 14th Division of Maj. Gen'ls John A. McClernand (relieved 6/19/63) & Edward O.C. Ord's XIII Army Corps. [Refer to Carr of Illinois.]
 
Unit position marker
Unit position marker
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