59th Indiana Infantry
Monument is located 100 yards south of the Minnesota Memorial. Also a marker designating the assaults of 22 May 1863, located on Confederate Avenue at the Jewish Cemetery and a marker designating a sharpshooter's line 1300' south-southwest of the Louisiana Memorial in the mowed bay between Union Avenue and Confederate Avenue. This unit was attached to Col. John B. Sanborn's 1st Brigade of Brig. Gen'ls Isaac F. Quinby & John E. Smith's 7th Division, Maj. Gen. James B. McPherson's XVII Army Corps and was commanded by Col. Jesse I. Alexander.
Last updated: April 14, 2015