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    Vicksburg

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83d Ohio Infantry

83d Ohio Infantry 22 May 1863 Assault Marker

83d Ohio Infantry 22 May 1863 Assault Marker

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Known as "The Greyhounds," this monument is located on Union Avenue just beyond the Memorial Arch. Also, a marker designating the assault of 22 May 1863, located on Confederate Avenue opposite the Jewish Cemetery. This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Stephen G. Burbridge's 1st Brigade, of Brig. Gen. Andrew J. Smith's 10th Division, Maj. Gen'ls John A. McClernand's (relieved of command 19 June 1863) and Edward O.C. Ord's XIII Army Corps, and commanded by Col. Frederick W. Moore.

 
83d Ohio Infantry Monument
83d Ohio Infantry Regimental Monument
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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

On hearing the news of Vicksburg's surrender, President Lincoln declared, "The Father of Waters again goes unvexed to the sea."