Grand Illumination Event Information
A Grand Illumination will be held on July 3 from 6-10 pm throughout VNMP. Tour road access is at the Clay St. entrance only and limited to motor vehicles. No pedestrians or bicyclists will be allowed during these hours. Click 'More' for further details. More »
60th Indiana Infantry
Monument located on Union Avenue near the Visitor Center parking area. Also markers designating sharpshooter's lines located on Union Avenue between the Memorial Arch and the Minnesota Memorial and in the mowed bay running north & south 400 yards west-southwest of the Minnesota Memorial and a marker designating the camp site located on Union Avenue between the Memorial Arch and the Minnesota Memorial. This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Stephen G. Burbridge's 1st Brigade of Brig. Gen. Andrew J. Smith's 10th Division, Maj. Gen'ls John A. McClernand (relieved of command 19 June 1863) & Edward O.C. Ord's XIII Army Corps and was commanded by Col. Richard Owen.
Did You Know?
Jefferson Davis served as a United States Congressman, Senator, Secretary of War, and war hero before being called upon to accept the Presidency of the Confederate States.