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?
Vicksburg National Military Park is one of the most heavily monumented parks in the world with over 1330 monuments, markers, tablets, and plaques. The beauty and artistry of its monumentation prompted one Civil War veteran to call Vicksburg National Military Park, "the art park of the world."