• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

63rd Illinois Infantry

Unit position marker

Unit position marker

NPS Image

Monument is located on Grant Avenue between the Kansas Memorial and Grant's Circle. This unit was attached to Col. George W. Neeley's Detached Brigade of Brig. Gen. Elias S. Dennis' District of Northeast Louisiana, stationed at Young's Point, LA and commanded by Col. Joseph B. McCown.

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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.