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

Wisconsin Twenty-Ninth Infantry

1st Brig. 12th Div. 13th Corps

 
 
Wisconsin Twenty-Ninth Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 24, 2017
1. Wisconsin Twenty-Ninth Infantry Marker
Inscription.
Colonel Charles R. Gill
Lieut. Colonel William A. Greene
Major Bradford Hancock


Engaged: Port Gibson, May 1;
Champion's Hill, May 16;
Assault, May 22, Siege, May 23-July 4.

Aggregate casualties 188.
Killed 29, wounded 157, missing 2.

 
Erected by the State of Wisconsin.
 
Location. 32° 20.066′ N, 90° 51.789′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is on Union Avenue, on the left when traveling south. 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. Isham Warren Garrott (approx. 0.2 miles away); William T. Rigby (approx. 0.2 miles away); Indiana Company C, 1st Cavalry (approx. 0.2 miles away); Iowa 28th Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away); Iowa 24th Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away); James·R·Slack· (approx. ¼ mile away); U.S. 2D Artillery; (approx. 0.3 miles away); Edward D. Tracy (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
 
Regarding Wisconsin Twenty-Ninth Infantry. This unit was attached to
Wisconsin Twenty-Ninth Infantry monument looking east. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 24, 2017
2. Wisconsin Twenty-Ninth Infantry monument looking east.
Colonel William T. Spicely and Brigadier General George F. McGinnis' 1st Brigade of Brigadier General Alvin P. Hovey's 12th Division, Major General's John A. McClernand's (relieved of command 19 June 1863) and Edward O.C. Ord's XIII Army Corps, and commanded by Colonel Charles R. Gill and Lt. Colonel William A. Green.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Wisconsin Twenty-Ninth Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 24, 2017
3. Wisconsin Twenty-Ninth Infantry Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 23, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 23, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 53 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 23, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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