• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

3rd Illinois Cavalry, Company L

Unit marker

Unit marker

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Monument is located on Union Avenue 200 yards south of the Iowa Memorial. Company L Marker on Union Avenue 100 yards north of the Iowa Memorial. This unit was headquarters escort for Maj. Gen'ls John A. McClernand (relieved 6/19/63) & Edward O.C. Ord's XIII Army Corps and was commanded by Capt. David R. Sparks. [Refer to Osterhaus of Missouri.]
 
Unit position marker
Unit position marker
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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Vicksburg National Military Park is one of the most heavily monumented parks in the world with over 1330 monuments, markers, tablets, and plaques. The beauty and artistry of its monumentation prompted one Civil War veteran to call Vicksburg National Military Park, "the art park of the world."