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    Vicksburg

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72d Ohio Infantry

72nd Ohio Infantry 19 May 1863 Assault Marker

72nd Ohio Infantry 19 May 1863 Assault Marker

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Monument is located on the south side of Union Avenue, approximately 0.4 miles west of Grant Avenue. Also a marker designating the assault of 19 May 1863, located on Graveyard Road 500 ft west of Union Avenue. This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Ralph P. Buckland's and Col. William L. McMillen's 1st Brigade, of Brig. Gen. James M. Tuttle's 3d Division, Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman's XV Army Corps, and commanded by Col. LeRoy Crockett and Maj. Charles G. Eaton.

 
72nd Ohio Infantry Regimental Monument
72nd Ohio Infantry Regimental Monument
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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Confederate President Jefferson Davis made his antebellum home in Warren County, just south of Vicksburg.