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

U S Missouri 11th Infantry

 
 
<small>U S</small> Missouri 11th Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 23, 2018
1. U S Missouri 11th Infantry Marker
Inscription.  
Marks its farthest advance
May 22. Killed 7, Wounded 85,
Total 92; Lieut. Charles H.
Brookings mortally wounded

 
Erected by the State of Missouri.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 32° 22.197′ N, 90° 50.661′ 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 left when traveling west. Located at the foot of Stockade Redan. 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. Mower's Brigade; Assault, Afternoon of May 22, 1863. (here, next to this marker); Ewing's Brigade; Assault, May 22, 1863. (here, next to this marker); Ohio Thirtieth Regiment (a few steps from this marker); Thomas Kilby Smith's Brigade; Assault, May 19,1863. (a few steps from this marker); Illinois. 127th Infantry. (a few steps from this marker);
<small>U S</small> Missouri 11th Infantry Marker at foot of Stockade Redan. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 23, 2018
2. U S Missouri 11th Infantry Marker at foot of Stockade Redan.
U.S. Ewing's Approach. (a few steps from this marker); U☆S 1st Battalion 13th U.S. Infantry (a few steps from this marker); U S Edward C· Washington (within shouting distance of this marker). 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 Maj. Eli Bowyer.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 2, 2018. It was originally submitted on April 1, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 108 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 2, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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