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    Vicksburg

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16th Wisconsin Infantry

16th Wisconsin Infantry Regimental Marker

16th Wisconsin Infantry Regimental Marker

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Multiple monument located on Grant Avenue, 100 yards east of Sherman Avenue. This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Hugh T. Reid's 1st Brigade of Brig. Gen'l John McArthur's 6th Division, Maj. Gen. James B. McPherson's XVII Army Corps, and later Brig. Gen'l Hugh T. Reid's Post of Lake Providence [LA] in Brig. Gen'ls Jeremiah C. Sullivan (relieved 3 June 1863) and Elias S. Dennis' District of Northeast Louisiana, and commanded by Col. Benjamin Allen and Maj. Thomas Reynolds. [Refer to page 339, Volume 5 and pages 719-720, Volume 6 of the WPA Monumentation Survey Books.]

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Confederate Headstones, Vicksburg National Cemetery

There are at least three known Confederates buried in Vicksburg National Cemetery, two of whom have graves designated by Confederate headstones.