1st Illinois Light Artillery, Battery B
Monument is located on Union Avenue 350' south of Park Tour Stop #5; also an iron tablet on Graveyard Road near Union Avenue; also a monument at the junction of Union Avenue and Graveyard Road. This unit was attached to Maj. Gen. Francis P. Blair's 2nd Division of Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman's XV Army Corps. And was commanded by Capt. Samuel E. Barrett and Lt. Israel P. Rumsey. (Capt. William Cogswell commanded all 1st Illinois Light artillery.) [Refer to Gen. Blair of Missouri].
Last updated: April 14, 2015