• 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.

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Confederate Headstones, Vicksburg National Cemetery

There are at least three known Confederates buried in Vicksburg National Cemetery, two of whom have graves designated by Confederate headstones.