96th Ohio Infantry
Monument is located in front of the Visitor Center parking area. This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Stephen G. Burbridge's 1st Brigade, of Brig. Gen. Andrew J. Smith's 10th Division, Maj. Gen'ls John A. McClernand's (relieved of command 19 June 1863) and Edward O.C. Ord's XIII Army Corps, and commanded by Col. Joseph W. Vance.
Did You Know?
Vicksburg National Cemetery is the largest internment of Civil War dead in the nation. It is the burial place for nearly 17,000 Union soldiers.