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  • Union Avenue Road Closure - Tuesday, September 16, 2014

    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.

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?

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."