• 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?

The civilians of Vicksburg endured their first naval bombardment of the Civil War during the summer of 1862?