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    Vicksburg

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29th Wisconsin Infantry

29th Wisconsin Infantry Regimental Marker

29th Wisconsin Infantry Regimental Marker

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Monument is located on Union Avenue, 250 yards south of Fort Garrott. This unit was attached to Col. William T. Spicely and Brig. Gen. George F. McGinnis' 1st Brigade of Brig. Gen. Alvin P. Hovey's 12th Division, Maj. Gen'ls John A. McClernand's (relieved of command 19 June 1863) and Edward O.C. Ord's XIII Army Corps, and commanded by Col. Charles R. Gill and Lt. Col. William A. Green. [Refer to pages 410 and 411, Volume 2 of the WPA Monumentation Survey Books.]

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

The Union siege lines and Confederate defensive lines were marked during the first decade of the 20th century by many of the veterans who fought at Vicksburg, thus making Vicksburg National Military Park one of the most accurately marked military parks in the world.