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    Vicksburg

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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.]

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The Union siege lines and Confederate defensive lines were marked during the first decade of the 20th century by many of the veterans who fought at Vicksburg, thus making Vicksburg National Military Park one of the most accurately marked military parks in the world.