49th Illinois Infantry
Part of the regiment was attached to Col. David Moore's 4th Brigade of Brig. Gen. James C. Veatch's 5th Division, XVI Army Corps, District of Memphis, stationed at White Station, TN and was commanded by Col. Phineas Pease. The remainder of the regiment was attached to Col. James M. True's 3rd Brigade of the 3rd Division, Maj. Gen. Richard J. Oglesby's Left Wing, XVI Army Corps, stationed at Germantown, TN and commanded by Maj. Thomas W. Morgan.
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The Union siege lines and Confederate defensive lines were marked during the first decade of the 20th century by many of the veterans who fought at Vicksburg, thus making Vicksburg National Military Park one of the most accurately marked military parks in the world.