9th Illinois Infantry
This unit attached to Col. August Mersy's 2nd Brigade of Brig. Gen. Grenville M. Dodge's 2nd Division, Maj. Gen. Richard J. Oglesby's Left Wing, XVI Army Corps, District of Corinth, stationed at Pocahontas, TN and commanded by Lt. Col. Jesse J. Phillips.
Did You Know?
On hearing the news of Vicksburg's surrender, President Lincoln declared, "The Father of Waters again goes unvexed to the sea."