80th Ohio Infantry
Monument is located on Union Avenue, 100 yards north of the Minnesota Memorial. This unit was attached to Col's Samuel A. Holmes' and Green B. Raum's (assumed command 10 June 1863) 2d Brigade, of Brig. Gen'ls Isaac F. Quimby's and John E. Smith's (assumed command 2 June 1863) 7th Division, Maj. Gen. James B. McPherson's XVII Army Corps, and commanded by Lt. Col. Matthias H. Bartilson and Maj. Pren Metham.
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."