• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

48th Indiana Infantry

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Unit position markers

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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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Unit position marker
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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.