• 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?

The civilians of Vicksburg endured their first naval bombardment of the Civil War during the summer of 1862?