• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

69th Indiana Infantry

Unit position markers

Unit position marker

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Monument located on Union Avenue 250 yards south of the Iowa Memorial. Also a marker designating the assaults of 22 May 1863, located 400' west of Union Avenue, southwest of the Old Reunion Grounds. This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Albert L. Lee (wounded 19 May 1863) & Col. James Keigwin's 1st Brigade of Brig. Gen. Peter J. Osterhaus' 9th Division, Maj. Gen'ls John A. McClernand (relieved of command 19 June 1863) & Edward O.C. Ord's XIII Army Corps and was commanded by Col. Thomas W. Bennett & Lt. Col. Owen Perry.
 
Unit position markers
Unit position markers
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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.