8th Michigan Infantry
Multiple monument on Union Avenue opposite the Michigan Memorial. This unit was attached to Col. Daniel Leasure's 3d Brigade, of Brig. Gen. Thomas Welch's 1st Division, Maj. Gen. John G. Parke's IX Army Corps (Detachment), on Maj. Gen'l William T. Sherman's exterior line, and commanded by Col. Frank Graves.
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.