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    Vicksburg

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    Union Avenue will be closed to all activities (walking, biking, jogging, and vehicle tours) between the Memorial Arch and Pemberton Avenue beginning at 6:30 a.m., and remained closed until hazardous tree removal work in the area is completed.

12th Wisconsin Infantry

12th Wisconsin Infantry Regimental Marker

12th Wisconsin Infantry Regimental Monument

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Monument is located outside of Vicksburg National Military Park on former park property in the City of Vicksburg, at (north) Illinois Circle on Hall's Ferry Road, north of Interstate 20. This unit was attached to Col. Amory K. Johnson's 3d Brigade of Brig. Gen. Jacob G. Lauman's 4th Division, Maj. Gen. Cadwallader C. Washburn's XVI Army Corps (Detachment), and commanded by Lt. Col. DeWitt C. Poole and Col. George E. Bryant. [Refer to pages 137, 141 and 148, Volume 1 of the WPA Monumentation Survey Books.]

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Confederate President Jefferson Davis made his antebellum home in Warren County, just south of Vicksburg.