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

Minnesota 4th Infantry

1st Brig. 7th Div. 17th Corps

 

Lieut. Col. John E. Tourtellotte

 
Minnesota 4th Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 15, 2019
1. Minnesota 4th Infantry Marker
Inscription.  
Casualties
Raymond, May 12,1863, none reported; Jackson, May 14, wounded
2; Champion's Hill, May 16, wounded 2; Assault, May 22, killed 12,
wounded 42, total 54, Lieut. George G. Sherbrooke killed,
Lieut. Clark Turner mortally wounded; Siege, May 23-July 4,
wounded 4. Aggregate, killed 12, wounded 50; total 62.

 
Location. 32° 21.015′ N, 90° 50.706′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is on Union Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Located 25 yards north of the Minnesota State Memorial. 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. John B Sanborn (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S. 17th Battery. (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Remember the Sacrifices (approx. mile away); U.S. 6th Battery, (approx. 0.3 miles away); U.S. Yost's Independent Ohio Battery; (approx. 0.3 miles away);
Looking north from the Minnesota 4th Infantry Marker. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 15, 2019
2. Looking north from the Minnesota 4th Infantry Marker.
C.S. Moore's Brigade (approx. 0.3 miles away); U.S. 3rd Div. 17th Corps Army of the Tennessee (approx. 0.4 miles away); Overwhelming Firepower (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
 
Regarding Minnesota 4th Infantry. This unit was attached to Colonel John B. Sanborn's 1st Brigade, of Brigadier Generals Isaac F. Quinby and John E. Smith's 7th Division, Major General James B. McPherson's XVII Army Corps, and commanded by Colonel John E. Tourtellotte.
 
Also see . . .  Fourth Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment. From the Minnesota Historical Society online encyclopedia. (Submitted on May 19, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
The nearby State of Minnesota Monument, just north of this marker. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 15, 2019
3. The nearby State of Minnesota Monument, just north of this marker.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on May 20, 2019. This page originally submitted on May 19, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 49 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 19, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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