• 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
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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

On hearing the news of Vicksburg's surrender, President Lincoln declared, "The Father of Waters again goes unvexed to the sea."