• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

97th Indiana Infantry

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Unit position markers

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Monument located on Sherman Circle. This unit was attached to Col. Joseph R. Cockerill's 3rd 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. Robert F. Catterson.
 
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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.