63rd Illinois Infantry
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.
Did You Know?
There are at least three known Confederates buried in Vicksburg National Cemetery, two of whom have graves designated by Confederate headstones.