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    Vicksburg

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30th Ohio Infantry

30th Ohio Infantry 22 May 1863 Assault Marker

30th Ohio Infantry 22 May 1863 Assault Marker

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Monument is located on Union Avenue, 100 yards south of Graveyard Road. Also a marker designating the assault of 22 May 1863, located 100 ft west of Union Avenue near the salient point of the Stockade Redan. This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Hugh Ewing's 3d Brigade of Maj. Gen. Francis P. Blair's 2d Division, Maj. Gen'ls William T. Sherman's and Frederick Steel's XV Army Corps, and commanded by Lt. Col. George H. Hildt and Col. Theodore Jones.
 
30th Ohio Infantry Regimental Monument
30th Ohio Infantry Regimental Monument
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Graves in Vicksburg National Cemetery

Vicksburg National Cemetery is the largest internment of Civil War dead in the nation. It is the burial place for nearly 17,000 Union soldiers.