• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

43rd Indiana Infantry

Indiana State Memorial

Indiana State Memorial

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This unit was attached to Col. William E. McLean's 1st Brigade of Brig. Gen. Frederick Salomon's 13th Division of Maj. Gen. Benjamin M. Prentiss' District of Eastern Arkansas, Maj. Gen. Edward O.C. Ord's XIII Army Corps and was commanded by Lt. Col. John C. Major.

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

On hearing the news of Vicksburg's surrender, President Lincoln declared, "The Father of Waters again goes unvexed to the sea."