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?
In 1903, Massachusetts was the first state to erect a memorial to its soldiers who served during the Vicksburg campaign on the grounds of Vicksburg National Military Park.