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

U S Missouri 27th Infantry

 
 
U S Missouri 27th Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, October 25, 2017
1. U S Missouri 27th Infantry Marker
Inscription.  
Sharpshooters Line
June 5 — July 4, 1863

 
Erected by the State of Missouri.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is June 5, 1863.
 
Location. 32° 22.735′ N, 90° 51.646′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is on Union Avenue, 1.6 miles west of Grant 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 29th Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Vicksburg Navy Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Campaign, Siege and Defense of Vicksburg, 1863. (approx. ¼ mile away); Navy to the Rescue (approx. ¼ mile away); U.S. 8th Battery, (approx. 0.3 miles away); U.S. 4th Battery, Ohio Light Artillery; (approx. 0.3 miles away); U.S. Battery F, (approx. 0.3 miles away); Paddle Wheel - USS Cairo (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
 
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This unit was attached to Colonels Francis H. Manter's and Bernard G. Farrar's (assumed command 13 June 1863) 1st Brigade of Major General Frederick Steel's and Brigadier General John M. Thayer's 1st Division, Major General's William T. Sherman's and Frederick Steele's XV Army Corps, and commanded by Colonel Thomas Curley.
 
View from marker towards sharpshooters line. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, October 25, 2017
2. View from marker towards sharpshooters line.
U S Missouri 27th Infantry monument. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, October 25, 2017
3. U S Missouri 27th Infantry monument.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 27, 2017. It was originally submitted on November 27, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 162 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 27, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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