• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

3rd Illinois Light Artillery

This unit was attached to the 3rd Division, District of Jackson [TN] of Maj. Gen. Richard J. Oglesby's Left Wing, XVI Army Corps and was commanded by Capt. Thomas F. Vaughan. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume III, page 1142.]
 
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.