• 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?

The Union siege lines and Confederate defensive lines were marked during the first decade of the 20th century by many of the veterans who fought at Vicksburg, thus making Vicksburg National Military Park one of the most accurately marked military parks in the world.