Friday, May 23, 2008

McAllister's Illinois Battery

Illinois Battery "D", 1st Regiment Light Artillery
Commanded by Captain E. McAllister, Wounded

Back of monument:
This battery of four 24 pounders went into action here about 9.00 a.m, April 6, 1862, holding this position until about 11.00 a.m., when it retired along the Corinth Road, leaving one gun. The battery had one officer and three men wounded.

This monument is located in the north west corner of Review Field.

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