• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

7th Illinois Cavalry

This unit was engaged in Col. Benjamin H. Grierson's Raid through Mississippi and was commanded by Col. Edward Prince. The unit was headquartered at Baton Rouge, LA.
 
 
Illinois Memorial
Illinois Memorial
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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."