• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

7th Iowa Infantry

Iowa state memorial

Iowa State Memorial

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This unit was attached to Brig. Gen'l Thomas W. Sweeny's 1st Brigade of Brig. Gen. Grenville M. Dodge's 2nd Division, Maj. Gen. Richard J. Oglesby's Left Wing, XVI Army Corps, District of Corinth and was commanded by Col. Elliott W. Rice.

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Vicksburg National Military Park was the last of the first five National Military Parks established by the Congress of the United States during the last quarter of the 19th century.