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

17th & 31st Louisiana Infantry (Baldwin’s Brigade)

 
 
17th & 31st Louisiana Infantry (Baldwin’s Brigade) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 15, 2019
1. 17th & 31st Louisiana Infantry (Baldwin’s Brigade) Marker
Inscription.  
Baldwin's Brigade
Col. Robert Richardson
(May 23-Jun 13)

17th Infantry
Col. Robert Richardson
Lieut. Col. Madison Rogers
Major W.A. Readitt
Col. Robert Richardson
Engaged: Port Gibson, May 1
Defense, May 18-July 4.Casualties
severe but not full reported; Lieut.
Colonel Madison Rogers killed May 20


31st Louisiana
Col. C.H. Morrison
Lieut. Col. S.H. Griffin
Maj. James Draughon
Engaged: Port Gibson, May 1
Defense, May 18-July 4.Casualties
severe but not full reported; Lieut.
Colonel S.H. Griffin killed June 27

 
Erected by the State of Louisiana.
 
Location. 32° 22.305′ N, 90° 51.173′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Memorial is on Confederate Avenue, on the left 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. S. H. Griffin (here, next to this marker); Madison Rogers
17th & 31st Louisiana Infantry (Baldwin’s Brigade) Marker (In middle) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 15, 2019
2. 17th & 31st Louisiana Infantry (Baldwin’s Brigade) Marker (In middle)
(a few steps from this marker); C.S. Cuibor's (Missouri) Battery; (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); C.S. Baldwin's Brigade; (about 600 feet away); William W. Martin (about 700 feet away); C.S. Company D, (about 700 feet away); U.S. Thayer's Approach. (about 700 feet away); Watching the Approach (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
 
Regarding 17th & 31st Louisiana Infantry (Baldwin’s Brigade). At the Battle of Chickasaw Bayou, the 17th Infantry was attached to Colonel Allen Thomas' Provisional Brigade, of Brigadier General Stephen D. Lee's Provisional Division, and commanded by Colonel Robert Richardson. Afterwards, the regiment was assigned to Brigadier General William E. Baldwin's Brigade, of Major General Martin Luther Smith's Division, Lt. General John C. Pemberton's Army of Vicksburg, and commanded by Colonel Robert Richardson, Lt. Colonel Madison Rogers, and Major W. A. Redditt.

The 31st Infantry was attached to Brigadier General William E. Baldwin's
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Brigade, of Major General Martin Luther Smith's Division, Lt. General John C. Pemberton's Army of Vicksburg, and commanded by Colonel Charles H. Morrison, Lt. Colonel S. H. Griffin (killed in action), and Lt. Colonel James W. Draughon.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on May 23, 2019. This page originally submitted on May 23, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 51 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 23, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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