6th Missouri Infantry - Union
This unit was attached to Col. Giles A. Smith's 1st Brigade, of Maj. Gen. Francis P. Blair's 2d Division, Maj. Genl's William T. Sherman's and Frederick Steel's XV Army Corps, and commanded by Lt. Col. Ira Boutell and Col. James H. Blood.
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Vicksburg National Cemetery is the largest internment of Civil War dead in the nation. It is the burial place for nearly 17,000 Union soldiers.