• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

50th Illinois Infantry

This unit was attached to Col. Moses M. Bane's 3rd Brigade of Brig. Gen. Grenville M. Dodge's 2nd Division, Maj. Gen. Richard J. Oglesby's Left Wing, XVI Army Corps, District of Corinth and was commanded by Col.s Thomas W. Gaines and William Hanna.
 
Illinois Memorial
Illinois Memorial
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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

The state of Missouri contributed 27 Union units and 15 Confederate units to the Vicksburg campaign.