Vicksburg National Military Park in Warren County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Illinois. 127th Infantry.
killed 8, wounded 31,
Lieut. Hiram McClintock
killed, Capt. Johns Riddle
Erected by the United States War Department.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is May 19, 1863.
Location. 32° 22.204′ N, 90° 50.654′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is on Old Graveyard Road, 0.8 miles west of Union Avenue, on the right. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Old Graveyard 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. Thomas Kilby Smith's Brigade; Assault, May 19,1863. (here, next to this marker); Ohio Thirtieth Regiment (a few steps from this marker); U S Missouri 11th Infantry (a few steps from this marker); U☆S 1st Battalion 13th U.S. Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Mower's Brigade; Assault, Afternoon of May 22, 1863. (a few steps from this marker); Ewing's Brigade; Assault, May 22, 1863.U S Edward C· Washington (a few steps from this marker); U.S. Ewing's Approach. (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
Regarding Illinois. 127th Infantry.. This unit was attached to Colonel Thomas Kilby Smith & Brigadier General Joseph A.J. Lightburn's (assumed command 24 May 1863) 2nd Brigade of Major General Francis P. Blair's 2nd Division, Major General William T. Sherman's XV Army Corps and was commanded by Colonel Hamilton N. Eldridge.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 1, 2018. It was originally submitted on April 1, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 123 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 1, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.