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....Confederate General Lloyd Tilghman was killed attempting to thwart the Union advance at the Battle of Champion Hill, about 20 miles east of Vicksburg. The site of the battle is on private property, so relatives of the General persuaded the government to site his memorial in the Vicksburg National Military Park.

....Confederate General Lloyd Tilghman was killed attempting to thwart the Union advance at the Battle of Champion Hill, about 20 miles east of Vicksburg. The site of the battle is on private property, so relatives of the General persuaded the government to site his memorial in the Vicksburg National Military Park.