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    Vicksburg

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9th Illinois Cavalry

This unit was attached to Col. LaFayette McCrillis' 1st Brigade of Col. John K. Mizner's Cavalry Division, headquartered at Germantown, TN and was commanded by Majs. Ira R. Gifford & Henry B. Burgh.
 
Illinois Memorial
Illinois Memorial
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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

On hearing the news of Vicksburg's surrender, President Lincoln declared, "The Father of Waters again goes unvexed to the sea."