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

Iowa 2nd Brig.;

1st Div.; 15th Corps.

— 25th Infantry / 31st Infantry —

 
 
Iowa 2nd Brig.; 25th Infantry Marker (top) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, October 25, 2017
1. Iowa 2nd Brig.; 25th Infantry Marker (top)
Inscription.  
25th Infantry

Col. George A. Stone

Casualties:

In the assault, May 22, 1863,
killed 5, wounded 27, missing 5, total 37;
and during the siege, not reported.
Aggregate reported casualties
in regiment during the campaign and siege:
killed 5, wounded 27, missing 5, total 37.


31st Infantry

Col. William Smyth;
Maj. Theodore Stimming.

Casualties:

In skirmish on Fourteen Mile Creek,
May 12, 1863, wounded 1; in the assault,
May 22, killed 3, wounded 19, total 22;
and during the siege, not reported.
Aggregate reported casualties
in regiment during the campaign and siege:
killed 3, wounded 20, total 23.

 
Erected by the State of Iowa.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is May 22, 1863.
 
Location. 32° 22.403′ N, 90° 52.191′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren
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County. Marker is on Given Hill Road, on the left when traveling east. Located within the Iowa section of Vicksburg National Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Given Hill Road, 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. Iowa 31st Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Union Soldiers Buried at this Site (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Nogales (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort Nogales 1791 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Final Resting Place, With Dignity (approx. 0.2 miles away); C.S. Company A, (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mississippi 6th Infantry (Detachment) (approx. 0.2 miles away); C.S. Company C, (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
 
Regarding Iowa 2nd Brig.;. This unit was attached to Colonel Charles R. Woods' 2nd Brigade of Major General Frederick Steele & Brigadier General John M. Thayer's 1st Division, of Major General's William T. Sherman & Frederick Steele's XV Army Corps and was commanded by Colonel George A. Stone.
 
Iowa 2nd Brig.;31st Infantry Marker (bottom) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, October 25, 2017
2. Iowa 2nd Brig.;31st Infantry Marker (bottom)
Iowa 2nd Brig.; Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, October 25, 2017
3. Iowa 2nd Brig.; Marker
Iowa 2nd Brig.; Marker in the Iowa section of the Vicksburg National Cemetery. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, October 25, 2017
4. Iowa 2nd Brig.; Marker in the Iowa section of the Vicksburg National Cemetery.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 17, 2017. It was originally submitted on November 17, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 189 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 17, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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