• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

4th Illinois Cavalry, Company A

Unit position marker

Unit position marker

NPS Image

Monument is located on Grant Avenue across from the Massachusetts Memorial. This unit was the headquarters escort for Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant's Army of the Tennessee and was commanded by Capt. Embury D. Osband.

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

In 1903, Massachusetts was the first state to erect a memorial to its soldiers who served during the Vicksburg campaign on the grounds of Vicksburg National Military Park.