• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

19th Iowa Infantry

Unit position marker

Unit position marker

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Please note: There is no public access to this monument A multiple monument is located at Iowa Circle, former park property in the City of Vicksburg, which is south of Interstate 20 and modern Iowa Avenue. The bronze unit tablet is missing, presumed stolen. A sharpshooter's line tablet was formerly located at a site now occupied by businesses on Pemberton Blvd. This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. William W. Orme's 2nd Brigade of Maj. Gen. Francis J. Herron's unattached Division, Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant's Army of the Tennessee and was commanded by Lt. Col. Daniel Kent.
 
Unit position marker
Unit position marker
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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

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.