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    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

12th Iowa Infantry

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Unit position marker

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Monument located on Graveyard Road 100 yards west of Union Avenue. Also a marker designating the assaults of 22 May 1863, located on Graveyard Road 100' west of Union Avenue, a marker designating a sharpshooter's line 500' north of Graveyard Road behind the Jenney relief portrait and a marker designating the camp site located on the north side of Graveyard Road behind the Woods Relief Portrait. This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Charles L. Matthies & Col. Joseph J. Woods' 3rd Brigade of Brig. Gen'l James M. Tuttle's 3rd Division, Maj Gen. William T. Sherman's XV Army Corps and was commanded by Col. Joseph J. Woods & Col. Samuel R. Edington.
 
Unit position markers
Unit position markers
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Unit position markers
Unit position markers
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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Vicksburg National Military Park is one of the most heavily monumented parks in the world with over 1330 monuments, markers, tablets, and plaques. The beauty and artistry of its monumentation prompted one Civil War veteran to call Vicksburg National Military Park, "the art park of the world."