Thielemann's Cavalry Battalion, Companies A
Monument located on Union Ave. just beyond and north of Graveyard Road. This unit was attached to Maj. Gen. Francis P. Blair's 2nd Division of Maj. Gen'ls William T. Sherman & Frederick Steele's XV Army Corps and commanded by Capt. Milo Thielemann. [Refer to Blair of Missouri.]
Did You Know?
The state of Missouri contributed 27 Union units and 15 Confederate units to the Vicksburg campaign.