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    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

29th Iowa Infantry

Iowa State Memorial

Iowa State Memorial

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This unit was attached to Col. Samuel A. Rice's 2nd Brigade of Brig. Gen. Frederick Salomon's 13th Division of Maj. Gen. Benjamin M. Prentiss' District of Eastern Arkansas, Maj. Gen. Edward O.C. Ord's XIII Army Corps and was commanded by Col. Thomas H. Benton, Jr.

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

The state of Missouri contributed 27 Union units and 15 Confederate units to the Vicksburg campaign.