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Vicksburg National Military Park in Warren County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Wisconsin Twenty-Third Infantry

 
 
Wisconsin Twenty-Third Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, May 25, 2017
1. Wisconsin Twenty-Third Infantry Marker
Inscription.  
Colonel Joshua J. Guppey
Lieut. Colonel William F. Vilas
Major Edgar P. Hill

Engaged. Port Gibson. May 1:
Champion's Hill, May 16:
Big Black River Bridge, May 17:
Skirmishes, May 19 and May 20:
Assault,May22;Siege,May23-July4.

Aggregate casualties 55.
Killed 5, Wounded 47, Missing 3.

Lieut. Andrew J. Mc Farland
Lieut. John Starks, mortally
wounded.


1st Brig. 10th Div. 13th Corps

 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 32° 20.614′ N, 90° 50.978′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Memorial is on Union Avenue east of Clay Street, on the right when traveling east. Located on right, about 100 feet before the Memorial Arch, coming from the park entrance. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3201 Clay Street, Vicksburg MS 39183, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Chicago Mercantile Battery. (within shouting distance of this marker); Indiana Company C, 4th Cavalry. (within shouting distance
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of this marker); 23rd Wisconsin Infantry Camp (within shouting distance of this marker); Indiana 1st Brig. 10th Div. 13th Corps (within shouting distance of this marker); Stephen G. Burbridge (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Vicksburg is the Key (about 300 feet away); Battle for Vicksburg (about 300 feet away); Artillery, The King of Battle (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
 
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia article on the Wisconsin Twenty-Third Infantry. (Submitted on June 8, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. Wikipedia article on Joshua James Guppey. (Submitted on June 8, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Wisconsin Twenty-Third Infantry Marker on right of Memorial Arch. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, May 25, 2017
2. Wisconsin Twenty-Third Infantry Marker on right of Memorial Arch.
Entrance of the Vicksburg National Military Park about 400 feet west of marker. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, May 25, 2017
3. Entrance of the Vicksburg National Military Park about 400 feet west of marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 8, 2017. It was originally submitted on June 8, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 209 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 8, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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