Vicksburg National Military Park in Warren County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Illinois 99th Infantry.
Capt. Asa C. Matthews;
Lieut. Col. Lemuel Parke.
1st Brig., 14th Div., 13th Corps.
Port Gibson, May 1, 1863, killed 4,
wounded 19, total 23; Big Black River
Bridge, May 17, wounded 9;
Assault, May 22, killed 9, wounded 77,
missing 6, total 102.
Lieut. Thomas J. Kinman killed, Capt. Eli R.
Smith and Lieut. William Gray
Aggregate, killed 23, wounded 105,
missing 6, total 134.
Erected by the State of Illinois.
Location. 32° 20.502′ N, 90° 51.15′ 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. Illinois 33D Infantry (a few steps from this marker); U.S. Battery A, (a few steps from this marker); Eugene A. Carr (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S. Carr's Approach (about 300 feet away, measured Wisconsin Eleventh Infantry (about 300 feet away); U.S. 1st Battery, (about 300 feet away); Michael K. Lawler (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Michael K. Lawler (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
Regarding Illinois 99th Infantry.. This unit was attached to Brigadier General William P. Benton & Colonel Henry D. Washburn's (assumed command 31 May 1863) 1st Brigade of Brigadier General Eugene A. Carr's 14th Division, Major Generals John A. McClernand (relieved of command 19 June 1863) & Edward O.C. Ord's XIII Army Corps and was commanded by Colonel George W.K. Bailey, Captain Asa C. Matthews & Lt. Colonel Lemel Parke.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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