• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

48th Indiana Infantry

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Monument is located on Union Avenue 100 yards south of the Minnesota Memorial. Also a marker designating the assaults of 22 May 1863, located on Confederate Avenue opposite the Jewish Cemetery and a marker designating a sharpshooter's line 1100' south-southwest of the Louisiana Memorial in the mowed bay between Union Avenue and Confederate Avenue This unit was attached to Col. John B. Sanborn's 1st Brigade of Brig. Gen'ls Isaac F. Quinby & John E. Smith's 7th Division, Maj. Gen. James B. McPherson's XVII Army Corps and was commanded by Col. Norman Eddy.
 
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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Vicksburg National Military Park is one of the most heavily monumented parks in the world with over 1330 monuments, markers, tablets, and plaques. The beauty and artistry of its monumentation prompted one Civil War veteran to call Vicksburg National Military Park, "the art park of the world."