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48th Ohio Infantry

48th Ohio Infantry 22 May 1863 Assault Marker

48th Ohio Infantry 22 May 1863 Assault Marker

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Monument is located on Union Avenue, 200 yards south of the Minnesota Memorial. Also a marker designating the assault of 22 May 1863, located on the north side of Confederate Avenue below the Railroad Redoubt. This unit was attached to Col. William J. Landram's 2d Brigade, of Brig. Gen. Andrew J. Smith's 10th 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 Lt. Col. Job R. Parker and Col. Peter J. Sullivan.

 
48th Ohio Infantry Regimental Monument
48th Ohio Infantry Regimental Monument
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Did You Know?

USS Cairo ca. 1862

The USS Cairo was only in service for 11 months before making history as the first U.S. marine vessel to be sunk by an electronically detonated mine.