• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

3rd Illinois Cavalry, Detachment

A detachment under the command of Lt. Col. James M. Ruggles was attached to Col. LaFayette McCrillis' 1st Brigade of Col. John K. Mizner's Cavalry Division, station at Germantown, TN
 
 
Illinois Memorial
Illinois Memorial
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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."