• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

90th Illinois Infantry

Unit position marker

Unit marker

NPS Image

Monument located on Union Avenue approximately .1 mile west of Grant Avenue. This unit was attached to Col. J. Mason Loomis' 1st Brigade of Brig. Gen. William Sooy Smith's 1st Division, Maj. Gen. Cadwallader C. Washburn's XVI Army Corps (Detachment) and was commanded by Col. Timothy O'Meara.

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Jefferson Davis served as a United States Congressman, Senator, Secretary of War, and war hero before being called upon to accept the Presidency of the Confederate States.