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

Minnesota 5th Infantry

 
 
Minnesota 5th Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 25, 2017
1. Minnesota 5th Infantry Marker
Inscription.  
Col. Lucius F. Hubbard
2D Brig. 3D Div. 15th Corps
Casualties
Jackson, May 14, 1863, none reported: Assault, May 22, killed 2,
wounded 1, missing 7, total 10: Mechanicsburg, June 4, none
reported: Richmond, Louisiana, June 15, wounded 8: On
peninsula opposite Vicksburg, June 20-July 4, none reported.
Aggregate, killed 2, wounded 9, missing 7, total 18.

 
Erected by the U.S. Government.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is May 14, 1863.
 
Location. 32° 22.462′ N, 90° 50.478′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is on Union Avenue, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Union Avenue, 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. U S Missouri 11th Infantry (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Illinois Cogswell's Battery. (about 500 feet away); Illinois 90th Infantry. (about 500 feet away); Illinois 103D Infantry
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By Mark Hilton, October 25, 2017
2. Minnesota 5th Infantry Marker
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(about 600 feet away); Illinois Battery F. 1st Light Artillery (about 600 feet away); U.S. Battery B, (approx. 0.2 miles away); Iowa 2nd Battery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ohio Ninety Fifth Regiment (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
 
Regarding Minnesota 5th Infantry. This unit was attached to Brigadier General Joseph A. Mower's 2d Brigade, of Brigadier General James M. Tuttle's 3d Division, Major General William T. Sherman's XV Army Corps, and commanded by Colonel Lucius F. Hubbard.
 
Minnesota 5th Infantry Marker looking west on Union Avenue. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 25, 2017
3. Minnesota 5th Infantry Marker looking west on Union Avenue.
Lucius Frederick Hubbard (front left) with members of the 5th Minnesota Regiment in 1862. image. Click for full size.
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4. Lucius Frederick Hubbard (front left) with members of the 5th Minnesota Regiment in 1862.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 14, 2017. It was originally submitted on November 14, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 114 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 14, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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