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

Iowa 2nd Battery

 
 
Iowa 2nd Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 25, 2017
1. Iowa 2nd Battery Marker
Inscription.
2D Battery;

Lieut. Joseph R. Reed.

3D Div; 15th Corps.

Casualties:

In the engagement at Jackson,
May 14, 1863, wounded 1;
In the assault, May 22, wounded 3;
and during the siege,
killed 1, wounded 2, total 3.
Aggregate reported casualties in
battery during the campaign and
siege: killed 1, wounded 6, total 7.

 
Erected by the State of Iowa.
 
Location. 32° 22.298′ N, 90° 50.478′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is on Old Graveyard Road west of Union Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Old Graveyard Road, Vicksburg MS 39183, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ohio Ninety Fifth Regiment (a few steps from this marker); Buckland's Brigade; Assaults, May 19 and May 22, 1863. (a few steps from this marker); U.S. Battery B, (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S. Ewing's Approach. (within shouting distance of this marker); Ohio Thirtieth Infantry;
View of monument along Old Graveyard Road. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 25, 2017
2. View of monument along Old Graveyard Road.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Dash of Courage (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); "This is Murder!" (about 300 feet away); U.S. Battery E, (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
 
Regarding Iowa 2nd Battery. This unit was attached to Captain Nelson T. Spoor's Artillery Detachment of Brigadier General James M. Tuttle's 3rd Division, Major General's William T. Sherman's & Frederick Steel's XV Army Corps and was commanded by Lieutenant Joseph R. Reed.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 14, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 14, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 44 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 14, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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