• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

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23rd Iowa Infantry

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Monument located on Union Avenue 200 yards south of the railroad bridge. Also a marker designating the advanced sharpshooter's line located 400' south of the Railroad Redoubt and a marker designating the camp site located on Union Avenue in front of the Iowa Memorial. This unit was attached to 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.s William H. Kinsman (killed 17 May 1863) & Samuel L. Glasgow. [Refer to page 517, Volume II of the WPA Monumentation Survey Books.]
 
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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.