• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

6th Illinois Cavalry

This unit was engaged in Col. Benjamin H. Grierson's Raid through Mississippi and was commanded by Lt. Col. Reuben Loomis. The unit was headquartered at Baton Rouge, LA.
 
Unit position marker
Unit position marker
NPS Image

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

The Union siege lines and Confederate defensive lines were marked during the first decade of the 20th century by many of the veterans who fought at Vicksburg, thus making Vicksburg National Military Park one of the most accurately marked military parks in the world.