11th Wisconsin Infantry
Monument is located on Union Avenue between the Iowa Memorial and railroad bridge. Also, a marker designating the assault of 22 May 1863, located on Confederate Avenue 200 yards south of the railroad. This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Michael K. Lawler's 2d Brigade of Brig. Gen. Eugene A. Carr's 14th Division, XIII Army Corps under Maj. Gen'ls John A. McClernand (relieved 19 June 1863) and Edward O.C. Ord, and commanded by Col. Charles L. Harris, Maj. Arthur Platt and Lt. Col. Charles A. Wood. [Refer to pages 530, 545 and 546, Volume 2 of the WPA Monumentation Survey Books.]
Did You Know?
In 1903, Massachusetts was the first state to erect a memorial to its soldiers who served during the Vicksburg campaign on the grounds of Vicksburg National Military Park.