• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

20th 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, outside Vicksburg National Military Park on 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. Also a bronze marker designating a sharpshooter's line located on the "Green" in front of Pemberton Plaza on Pemberton Blvd. This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. William Vandever's 1st Brigade of Maj. Gen. Francis J. Herron's unattached Division, Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant's Army of the Tennessee and was commanded by Col. William McE. Dye.
 
Unit position marker
Unit position marker
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Did You Know?

USS Cairo ca. 1862

The USS Cairo was only in service for 11 months before making history as the first U.S. marine vessel to be sunk by an electronically detonated mine.