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This view is towards the west down the Old Jackson Road. In the distance is Battery Hickenlooper and beyond is the 3rd Louisiana Redan. - July 2000

This view of the Hickenlooper Battery is on the right side of the Old Jackson Road and the Plaque reads “U.S. Battery D, 1st Illinois Light Artillery; 3d Div.: 17th Corps: Army of the Tennessee. Capt. Henry A. Rogers: Lieut. George J. Wood: Capt. Frederick Sparrestrom. One section of the battery served two 24-pounder howitzers in this position, Battery Hickenlooper, from June 6 to the end of the siege, July 4, 1863”


The Andrew Hickenlooper Monument – July 2000

This is a view of the plaque on the Hickenlooper Monument, courtesy of Bruce Schulze at Civil War Album. Com

This view of Battery Hickenlooper towards the 3rd Louisiana Redan.  The Louisiana Monument can be seen, in the distance. – March 2004

Another view of the battery with Bruce’s son, sighting the gun. – March 2004


A view from the forward side of the Hickenlooper Battery - March 2004

Another view form the forward side of the Hickenlooper Battery – March 2004


On the left side of the road is a battery of the, U.S. 3d Battery. Ohio Light Artillery: 3d Div.: 17th Corps: Army of the Tennessee. Capt. William S. Williams. A detachment of the battery served one 6-pounder gun in this position, Battery Hickenlooper, from June 5 to the end of the siege, July 4, 1863

(From a plaque at the battery)



 

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