Illinois Monument Closure - Wednesday, September 24, 2014
The Illinois Monument and immediate area will be closed to all visitors and tour traffic beginning at 8:00 a.m. and remain closed until contractors and lift equipment operators complete necessary measurements required for bat exclusion project work.
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.
Did You Know?
Confederate President Jefferson Davis made his antebellum home in Warren County, just south of Vicksburg.