• 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?

In 1903, Massachusetts was the first state to erect a memorial to its soldiers who served during the Vicksburg campaign on the grounds of Vicksburg National Military Park.