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

Illinois. 77th Infantry.

 
 
Illinois 77th Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 24, 2017
1. Illinois 77th Infantry Marker
Inscription.
Assault, May 22, 1863.
Killed 19, wounded 85,
missing 26,
total 130.

 
Location. 32° 20.542′ N, 90° 51.353′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker can be reached from Confederate Avenue 0.2 miles west of Union Avenue. Touch for map. Located atop the Railroad Redoubt. Marker is at or near this postal address: Confederate Avenue, Vicksburg MS 39180, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Landram's Brigade; Assault, May 22, 1863. (here, next to this marker); The Railroad Redoubt. (here, next to this marker); C.S. Alabama Battery (here, next to this marker); Iowa 21st Infantry (here, next to this marker); Lawler's Brigade; Assault, May 22, 1863. (here, next to this marker); Iowa (a few steps from this marker); Illinois. (a few steps from this marker); C.S. Hudson's (Mississippi) Battery; (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
 
Regarding Illinois. 77th Infantry.. This unit was attached to Colonel William J. Landram's 2nd Brigade of Brigadier General Andrew J. Smith's 10th Division, Major Generals John A. McClernand (relieved
Marker on far left of red Confederate marker. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 24, 2017
2. Marker on far left of red Confederate marker.
of command June 19, 1863) & Edward O.C. Ord's XIII Army Corps and was commanded by Colonel David P. Grier.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 11, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 11, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 40 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 11, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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