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

Illinois 118th Infantry.

Col. John G. Fonda.

 

—1st Brig., 9th Div., 13th Corps. —

 
Illinois 118th Infantry. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 24, 2017
1. Illinois 118th Infantry. Marker
Inscription.
Casualties:
Port Gibson, May 1, 1863,
killed 1, wounded 16, total 17;
Champion's Hill, May 16, killed 2,
wounded 3, total 5,
Capt. Alexander W. Geddes and Lieut.
Thomas B. White killed; Assault, May 19,
wounded 8; Skirmish, May 20,
killed 1; Assault, May 22, killed 2,
wounded 3, total 5;
During siege, wounded 3.
Aggregate, killed 6, wounded 33,
total 39.

Ordered to Big Black River Bridge,
May 23.

 
Location. 32° 20.267′ N, 90° 51.358′ 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. Peter J· Osterhaus (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); U.S. 2D Artillery; (approx. 0.2 miles away); "A Most Delightful Reunion" (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mississippi 1st Light Artillery (approx. ¼ mile away); U.S. Battery A, (approx. ¼ mile away); James·R·Slack·
Illinois 118th Infantry monument. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 24, 2017
2. Illinois 118th Infantry monument.
(approx. ¼ mile away); Brig. Gen. Edward D. Tracy (approx. ¼ mile away); Stephen Dill Lee (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
 
Regarding Illinois 118th Infantry.. This unit was attached to Brigadier General Albert L. Lee (wounded 19 May 1863) & Colonel James Keigwin's 1st Brigade of Brigadier General Peter J. Osterhaus' 9th Division, Major General's John A. McClernand (relieved of command 19 June 1863) & Edward O.C. Ord's XIII Army Corps and commanded by Colonel John G. Fonda.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
View from monument looking north on Union Avenue. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 24, 2017
3. View from monument looking north on Union Avenue.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 24, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 24, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 56 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 24, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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