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