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62nd Illinois Infantry

This unit was attached to Col. James M. True's 3rd Brigade of the 3rd Division, Maj. Gen. Richard J. Oglesby's Left Wing, XVI Army Corps, District of Jackson (TN).Stationed at LaGrange, TN and commanded by Col. Daniel B. Robinson & Maj. Stephen M. Meeker.

Illinois Memorial
Illinois Memorial
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Confederate Headstones, Vicksburg National Cemetery

There are at least three known Confederates buried in Vicksburg National Cemetery, two of whom have graves designated by Confederate headstones.