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    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

33d Wisconsin Infantry

33d Wisconsin Infantry Regimental Marker

33d Wisconsin Infantry Regimental Marker

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Monument is located outside of Vicksburg National Military Park on former park property in the City of Vicksburg, on the west side of Wisconsin Avenue just north of the Interstate 20 overpass. This unit was attached to Col. Isaac C. Pugh's 1st Brigade of Brig. Gen. Jacob G. Lauman's 4th Division, Maj. Gen. Cadwallader C. Washburn's XVI Army (Detachment) Corps, assigned to XIII Army Corps, and commanded by Col. Jonathon B. Moore. [Refer to Pugh of Indiana.]

Did You Know?

Thomas O. Selfridge

Thomas O. Selfridge, captain of the USS Cairo, commanded three boats which sank during the war. Each began with the letter "C"-Cumberland, Cairo, and Conestoga. The coincidence was noted after the Conestoga sank, and Selfridge was assigned to the USS Osage, which survived to the end of the war.