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    Vicksburg

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14th Wisconsin Infantry

14th Wisconsin Infantry Regimental Marker

14th Wisconsin Infantry Regimental Marker

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Monument is located on Union Avenue, 100 yards west of the Wisconsin Memorial. Also a marker designating the assault of 22 May 1863, located 100' east of Confederate Avenue, south of the Missouri Memorial. This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Thomas E.G. Ransom's 2d Brigade of Brig. Gen. John McArthur's 6th Division, Maj. Gen. James B. McPherson's XVII Army Corps, and commanded by Col. Lyman M. Ward. [Refer to pages 328, 329, 354 and 356, Volume 1 of the WPA Monumentation Survey Books.]

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

On hearing the news of Vicksburg's surrender, President Lincoln declared, "The Father of Waters again goes unvexed to the sea."