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95th Ohio Infantry

95th Ohio Infantry 19 May 1863 Assault Marker

95th Ohio Infantry 19 May 1863 Assault Marker

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Monument 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 400 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. William L. McMillen and Lt. Col. Jefferson Brumback.

 
95th Ohio Infantry Monument
95th Ohio Infantry Regimental Monument
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Did You Know?

USS Cairo ca. 1862

The USS Cairo was only in service for 11 months before making history as the first U.S. marine vessel to be sunk by an electronically detonated mine.