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

Iowa 26th Infantry

 
 
Iowa 26th Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 15, 2019
1. Iowa 26th Infantry Marker
Inscription.  
3D Brig. 1st Div. 15th Corps
Assault May 22 1863
Casualties
Killed 4 Wounded 23 Total 27

 
Erected by War Department.
 
Location. 32° 22.316′ N, 90° 51.032′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is on Confederate Avenue 0.4 miles west of Old Graveyard Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Confederate 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 12th Infantry (here, next to this marker); Watching the Approach (a few steps from this marker); U.S. Thayer's Approach. (a few steps from this marker); Small Work on Left of Shoup's Brigade (a few steps from this marker); William W. Martin (a few steps from this marker); C S Missouri Third Battery (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Louisiana 26th Infantry (about 400 feet away); Capt. Louis Guion (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
 
Regarding Iowa 26th Infantry.
Iowa 26th Infantry Marker on left at Confederate position. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 15, 2019
2. Iowa 26th Infantry Marker on left at Confederate position.
This unit was attached to Brigadier General John M. Thayer's & Colonel Milo Smith's 3rd Brigade of Major General Frederick Steel's & Brigadier General John M. Thayer's 1st Division, Major General's William T. Sherman & Frederick Steele's XV Army Corps and was commanded by Colonel Milo Smith (Colonel Smith wore two hats.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
View of marker (just beyond red tablet) along Confederate line. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 15, 2019
3. View of marker (just beyond red tablet) along Confederate line.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on May 20, 2019. This page originally submitted on May 20, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 60 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 20, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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