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7th Battery Michigan Light Artillery

Unit positions tablet

Michigan Units Monument

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Multiple monument located on Union Avenue opposite the Michigan Memorial. Also, an iron tablet located on Union Avenue south of the Iowa Memorial. This unit was attached to Capt. Jacob T. Foster's Artillery Command, of Brig. Gen. Peter J. Osterhaus' 9th Division, Maj. Gen'ls John A. McClernand (relieved of command 19 June 1863) and Edward O.C. Ord's XIII Army Corps, and commanded by Capt. Charles H. Lamphere.
Unit position marker
7th Michigan Battery Tablet
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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

President Abraham Lincoln, in speaking of Vicksburg's importance, is reputed to have stated early during the Civil War, "See what a lot of land these fellows hold, of which Vicksburg is the key, the war can never be brought to a close until that key is in our pocket."