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    Vicksburg

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17th Wisconsin Infantry

17th Wisconsin Infantry Regimental Marker

17th 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 19 May 1863, located 250 yards south of the Missouri Memorial on the Boy Scout trail. 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 Lt. Col. Thomas McMahon and Col. Adam G. Malloy. [Refer to pages 328, 330, 353 and 361, Volume 5 of the WPA Monumentation Survey Books.]
 
17th Wisconsin Infantry Assault Markers
17th Wisconsin Infantry Assault Markers, 19 May and 22 May, 1863
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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

In 1903, Massachusetts was the first state to erect a memorial to its soldiers who served during the Vicksburg campaign on the grounds of Vicksburg National Military Park.