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

Wisconsin Eleventh Infantry

2D Brig. 14th Div. 13th Corps

 
 
Wisconsin Eleventh Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 24, 2017
1. Wisconsin Eleventh Infantry Marker
Inscription.
Colonel Charles L. Harris
Lieut. Colonel Charles A. Wood
Major Arthur Platt

Engaged: Port Gibson, May 1;
Big Black River Bridge, May 17;
Assault, May 22; Siege, May 23-July4.

Aggregate casualties 151.
Killed 14, wounded 137.

Lieut. Hiram E. Smith killed;
Captain Daniel Hough, Captain
John Alfred Peaslee and Lieut.
James Law, mortally wounded.

 
Erected by the State of Wisconsin.
 
Location. 32° 20.448′ N, 90° 51.151′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is on Union Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Union Avenue, Vicksburg MS 39180, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Michael K. Fowler (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S. Battery A, (within shouting distance of this marker); Eugene A. Carr (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Illinois 99th Infantry. (about 300 feet away); Illinois 33D Infantry (about 300 feet away); U.S. Battery A,
The view north from marker, on Union Avenue. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 24, 2017
2. The view north from marker, on Union Avenue.
(about 400 feet away); "A Most Delightful Reunion" (about 600 feet away); U.S. Carr's Approach (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
 
Regarding Wisconsin Eleventh Infantry. This unit was attached to Brigadier General Michael K. Lawler's 2d Brigade of Brigadier General. Eugene A. Carr's 14th Division, XIII Army Corps under Major Generals John A. McClernand (relieved 19 June 1863) and Edward O.C. Ord, and commanded by Colonel Charles L. Harris, Major Arthur Platt and Lt. Colonel Charles A. Wood.
 
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 49 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 11, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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