53d Ohio Infantry
Monument ("Minie Ball") is located at the junction of Union Avenue and Grant Avenue. This unit was attached to Col. Joseph R. Cockerill's 3d Brigade, of Brig. Gen. William Sooy Smith's 1st Division, Maj. Gen. Cadwallader C. Washburn's XVI Army Corps (Detachment). and commanded by Col. Wells S. Jones.
Did You Know?
The civilians of Vicksburg endured their first naval bombardment of the Civil War during the summer of 1862?