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    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

6th Missouri Infantry - Union

Regimental Marker

Regimental Marker

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Multiple monument located on Union Avenue 300 feet south of Tour Stop 5. Also, markers designating the assault of 19 May 1863, located 150 feet east of Confederate Avenue near the Missouri Memorial, the assault of 22 May 1863, located at Stockade Redan (Tour Stop 10), 100 feet off the east side of Confederate Avenue, and sharpshooters' line on Confederate Avenue, 300 feet behind the Missouri State Memorial.

This unit was attached to Col. Giles A. Smith's 1st Brigade, of Maj. Gen. Francis P. Blair's 2d Division, Maj. Genl's William T. Sherman's and Frederick Steel's XV Army Corps, and commanded by Lt. Col. Ira Boutell and Col. James H. Blood.
 
6th Missouri Infantry Markers: Assault, May 19, 1863; Assault, May 22, 1863; Sharpshooters' Line
6th Missouri Infantry Markers: Assault, May 19, 1863; Assault, May 22, 1863; Sharpshooters' Line
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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Vicksburg National Military Park is one of the most heavily monumented parks in the world with over 1330 monuments, markers, tablets, and plaques. The beauty and artistry of its monumentation prompted one Civil War veteran to call Vicksburg National Military Park, "the art park of the world."