• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

47th Indiana Infantry

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Monument located on Union Avenue north of Park Tour Stop #15. Also a markers designating sharpshooter's lines located between Union Avenue and Confederate Avenue southwest of Park Tour Stop #15 and on the south fork of the ridge in the mowed bay on the east side of Confederate Avenue in front of the Tracy bust; a marker designating the camp site located on Union Avenue at the straight section of the tour road past Park Tour Stop #15. This unit was attached to Col. James R. Slack's 2nd Brigade of Brig. Gen. Alvin P. Hovey's 12th Division, Maj. Gen'ls John A. McClernand (relieved of command 19 June 1863) & Edward O.C. Ord's XIII Army Corps and was commanded by Lt. Col. John A. McLaughlin.
 
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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.