• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

4th Minnesota Infantry

Regimental Marker

Regimental Marker

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Bronze tablet on the Minnesota State Memorial, and monument located on Union Avenue 25 yards north of the Minnesota State Memorial. Also, a marker designating the assault of 22 May 1863, located on Confederate Avenue opposite the north end of the Jewish Cemetery, and a marker designating a sharpshooter's line 500 yards east of the Mississippi State Memorial on the Al Scheller hiking trail.

This unit was attached to Col. John B. Sanborn's 1st Brigade, of Brig. Gen'ls Isaac F. Quinby and John E. Smith's 7th Division, Maj. Gen. James B. McPherson's XVII Army Corps, and commanded by Col. John E. Tourtellotte.
 
Regimental Plaque, Minnesota State Memorial
Regimental Plaque, Minnesota State Memorial
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4th Minnesota Infantry Markers - Assault, May 22, 1863; Sharpshooters Line
4th Minnesota Infantry Markers - Assault, May 22, 1863; Sharpshooters Line
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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

On hearing the news of Vicksburg's surrender, President Lincoln declared, "The Father of Waters again goes unvexed to the sea."