Vicksburg National Military Park in Warren County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Illinois 29th Infantry. [Detachment.]
Companies D and K.
—Army of the Tennessee. —
Served on Gunboat "Tyler" and on
Co. K. Capt. Elijah P. Curtis.
Served with detachments of other
companies on Gunboat "Petrel."
Co. D. Bombardment Grand Gulf,
Mississippi, April 29, 1863,
killed 1, wounded 2, total 3,
Lieut Samuel Bassley killed.
Erected by National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
Location. 32° 22.543′ N, 90° 49.936′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is on Grant Avenue north of Howe Lane, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Grant Avenue, Vicksburg MS 39183, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rhode Island 7th Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); U S Missouri (within shouting distance of this marker); Frederick E. Prime (within shouting distance of this marker); U ☆ S Battery E (within shouting distance of this marker); Massachusetts Tribute to the 29th, 35th and 36th Regiments Volunteer Infantry Siege Operations, May 23-July 4. (about 600 feet away); Assault on the Confederate Line of Defense, May 22. (about 700 feet away); Assault on the Confederate Line of Defense, May 19. (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
Categories. • War, US Civil • Waterways & Vessels •
Credits. This page was last revised on November 8, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 8, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 73 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 8, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.