• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

52nd Illinois Infantry

This unit was attached to Brig. Gen'l Thomas W. Sweeny's 1st 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 Lt. Col. John S. Wilcox.

 
Illinois Memorial
Illinois Memorial
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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Confederate President Jefferson Davis made his antebellum home in Warren County, just south of Vicksburg.