• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

8th Michigan Infantry

Unit positions tablet

Michigan Units Monument

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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?

Did You Know?

In 1903, Massachusetts was the first state to erect a memorial to its soldiers who served during the Vicksburg campaign on the grounds of Vicksburg National Military Park.