Vicksburg National Military Park in Warren County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Illinois 33D Infantry
Col. Charles E. Lippincott
— 1st Brig. 14th Div. 13th Corps. —
Port Gibson, May 1, 1863, wounded 13.
Champion's Hill, May 16, killed 1,
wounded 2; total 3.
Big Black River Bridge, May 17, wounded 13,
In skirmishers, May 18, 20 and 21,
Capt. Henry M. Kellogg killed,
Assault, May22, killed 13, wounded 69,
Aggregate, killed 15, wounded 87,
Erected by the State of Illinois.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is May 1, 1863.
Location. 32° 20.502′ N, 90° 51.139′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is on Union Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Union Avenue, Vicksburg MS 39180, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Eugene A. Carr (a few steps from this marker); Illinois 99th Infantry. (a few steps from this marker); U.S. Battery A, (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S. Carr's Approach (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wisconsin Eleventh Infantry U.S. 1st Battery, (about 300 feet away); Michael K. Lawler (about 500 feet away); Indiana 1st Battery Light Artillery (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
Regarding Illinois 33D Infantry. This unit was attached to Brigadier General William P. Benton's and Colonel Henry D. Washburn's (assumed command 31 May 1863) 1st Brigade of Brigadier General Eugene A. Carr's 14th Division, Major Generals John A. McClernand's (relieved of command 19 June 1863) and Edward O.C. Ord's XIII Army Corps, and commanded by Colonel Charles E. Lippincott. The regiment lost 1 officer and 12 enlisted men wounded at Port Gibson, MS, 1 May 1863; 1 enlisted man killed and 2 enlisted men wounded at Champion Hill, MS, 16 May 1863; 1 officer and 12 enlisted men wounded at the Big Black River Bridge, MS, 17 May 1863; and 13 enlisted men killed, 8 officers and 51 enlisted men wounded in the assault at Vicksburg, MS, 22 May 1863.
Also see . . . Wikipedia article on Charles E. Lippincott. (Submitted on November 12, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
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