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    Vicksburg

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22nd Iowa Infantry

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Monument located on Union Avenue 200 yards south of the railroad bridge. Also a marker designating the assaults of 22 May 1863, located on the exterior slope of the Railroad Redoubt on Confederate Avenue; a marker designating a sharpshooter's line located on Union Avenue near the Iowa Memorial a marker designating the advanced sharpshooter's line located 300' south of the Railroad Redoubt on Confederate Avenue and a marker designating the camp site located on Union Avenue in front of the Iowa Memorial. This unit was attached to Col. William Stone & Brig. Gen. Michael K. Lawler's 2nd Brigade of Brig. Gen. Eugene A. Carr's 14th Division, XIII Army Corps under Maj. Gen'l's John A. McClernand (relieved 6/19/63) and Edward O.C. Ord and was commanded by Col. William M. Stone (wounded 22 May 1863), Lt. Col. Harvey Graham (captured 22 May 1863), Maj. Joseph B. Atherton & Capt. Charles N. Lee.
 
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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.