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27th Wisconsin Infantry

27th Wisconsin Infantry Regimental Marker

27th Wisconsin Infantry Regimental Marker

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Multiple monument located on Grant Avenue, 100 yards east of Sherman Avenue. This unit was attached to Col. Milton Montgomery's Brigade of Brig. Gen. Nathan Kimball's Provisional Division, Maj. Gen. Cadwallader C. Washburn's XVI Army Corps (Detachment), on Maj. Gen'l William T. Sherman's Exterior Line and was commanded by Col. Conrad Krez. [Refer to pages 720 and 770, Volume 6 of the WPA Monumentation Survey Books.]

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Jefferson Davis served as a United States Congressman, Senator, Secretary of War, and war hero before being called upon to accept the Presidency of the Confederate States.