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

U S Missouri 11th Infantry

 
 
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By Mark Hilton, October 25, 2017
1. U S Missouri 11th Infantry Marker
Inscription.  
15th Corps 3rd Division
Second Brigade
Brig. Gen. Joseph A. Mower
11th Infantry
Major Eli Bowyer
Colonel Andrew J. Weber
Lieut. Col. William L. Barnum
Killed 7, wounded 92, missing 3,
total 102: Col. Andrew J. Weber,
Lieut. and Adjt. Charles H. Brook-
ings mortally wounded
Presented by Col. William L. Barnum

 
Erected 1909 by Col. William L. Barnum.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 32° 22.481′ N, 90° 50.55′ 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. Minnesota 5th Infantry (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Illinois Cogswell's Battery. (approx. 0.2 miles away); Illinois 90th Infantry. (approx. 0.2 miles away); Illinois 103D Infantry (approx. 0.2
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By Mark Hilton, October 25, 2017
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miles away); Illinois Battery F. 1st Light Artillery (approx. 0.2 miles away); U.S. Battery B, (approx. 0.2 miles away); Iowa 2nd Battery (approx. ¼ mile away); Ohio Ninety Fifth Regiment (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
 
Regarding U S Missouri 11th 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's William T. Sherman's and Frederick Steele's XV Army Corps, and commanded by Colonel Andrew J. Weber (killed 30 June 1863), Lt. Colonel William L. Barnum and Major Eli Bowyer.
 
 
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 105 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 14, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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