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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?

Jefferson Davis served as a United States Congressman, Senator, Secretary of War, and war hero before being called upon to accept the Presidency of the Confederate States.