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    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

27th Missouri Infantry

27th Missouri Infantry Regimental Marker

27th Missouri Infantry Regimental Marker

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Monument designating a sharpshooters' line on the south side of Union Avenue approximately 0.8 miles west of Thayer's Approach (Park Tour Stop #6). Also a multiple monument located on the south side of Union Avenue approximately 0.2 miles west of the Navy Memorial (Park Tour Stop #7). This unit was attached to Colonels Francis H. Manter's and Bernard G. Farrar's (assumed command 13 June 1863) 1st Brigade of Maj. Gen. Frederick Steel's and Brig. Gen. John M. Thayer's 1st Division, Maj. Gen'ls William T. Sherman's and Frederick Steele's XV Army Corps, and commanded by Col. Thomas Curley.
 
27th Missouri Infantry Unit Position Marker
27th Missouri Infantry Unit Position Marker
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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Vicksburg National Military Park is one of the most heavily monumented parks in the world with over 1330 monuments, markers, tablets, and plaques. The beauty and artistry of its monumentation prompted one Civil War veteran to call Vicksburg National Military Park, "the art park of the world."