• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

40th Iowa Infantry

Unit position marker

Unit position marker

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Monument located on Sherman Circle. This unit was attached to Col. Milton Montgomery's Brigade of Brig. Gen. Nathan Kimball's Provisional Division, Maj. Gen. Cadwallader C. Washburn's XVI Army Corps (Detachment) on Maj. Gen'l William T. Sherman's exterior line and was commanded by Maj. William W. Wilshire.
 
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Unit position marker
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Graves in Vicksburg National Cemetery

Vicksburg National Cemetery is the largest internment of Civil War dead in the nation. It is the burial place for nearly 17,000 Union soldiers.