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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Vicksburg National Military Park is one of the most heavily monumented parks in the world with over 1330 monuments, markers, tablets, and plaques. The beauty and artistry of its monumentation prompted one Civil War veteran to call Vicksburg National Military Park, "the art park of the world."