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

Ohio Eighty Third Infantry

83rd O.V.I.

 
 
Ohio Eighty Third Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 25, 2017
1. Ohio Eighty Third Infantry Monument
Inscription.
Ohio

Eighty Third
Infantry.
Col. Frederick W. Moore.
1st Brig. 10th Div.
13th Corps.

 
Location. 32° 20.638′ N, 90° 50.915′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is on Union Avenue 0.1 miles east of Clay Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Located about 250 feet east of the Memorial Arch. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3201 Clay Street, Vicksburg MS 39183, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Stephen G. Burbridge (a few steps from this marker); Chicago Mercantile Battery. (within shouting distance of this marker); Wisconsin Twenty-Third Infantry (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Indiana Company C, 4th Cavalry. (about 500 feet away); 23rd Wisconsin Infantry Camp (about 600 feet away); Indiana 1st Brig. 10th Div. 13th Corps (about 600 feet away); Vicksburg is the Key (about 600 feet away); Battle for Vicksburg (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
 
Regarding Ohio Eighty Third Infantry. This unit was known as the "Greyhounds" (see greyhound on monument) and attached to Brigadier General Stephen G.
Ohio Eighty Third Infantry Monument on hill in background along Union Avenue. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 25, 2017
2. Ohio Eighty Third Infantry Monument on hill in background along Union Avenue.
Burbridge's 1st Brigade, of Brigadier General Andrew J. Smith's 10th Division, Major Generals John A. McClernand's (relieved of command June 19th, 1863) and Edward O.C. Ord's XIII Army Corps, and commanded by Colonel Frederick W. Moore.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on the 83rd Ohio Infantry. (Submitted on June 10, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Ohio Eighty Third Infantry Monument can be seen centered under Memorial Arch. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 25, 2017
3. Ohio Eighty Third Infantry Monument can be seen centered under Memorial Arch.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 10, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 9, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 66 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 10, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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