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

U S Missouri 26th Infantry

 
 
U S Missouri 26th Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 24, 2017
1. U S Missouri 26th Infantry Marker
Inscription.
Assault May 22, 1863
Afternoon position
Killed 5, wounded 5, total 10
Col. George B. Boomer,
commanding brigade, killed

 
Erected by the State of Missouri.
 
Location. 32° 20.639′ N, 90° 51.198′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is on Clay Street 0.2 miles west of Union Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Clay Street, Vicksburg MS 39183, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Iowa 5th Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Boomer's Brigade: Assault, May 22, 1863. (a few steps from this marker); U.S. 1st Battery, Wisconsin Light Artillery; (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Indiana 8th Infantry (about 500 feet away); U.S. 1st Battery, (about 500 feet away); U.S. Carr's Approach (about 600 feet away); Ohio Seventeenth Battery (about 700 feet away); Ohio Ninety Sixth Infantry, (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
 
Regarding U S Missouri 26th Infantry. This unit was attached to Colonels George B.
Marker on far right near the Anshe Chesed Cemetery. image. Click for full size.
2015 Google
2. Marker on far right near the Anshe Chesed Cemetery.
Boomer's (killed 22 May 1863) and Holden Putnam's 3d Brigade of Brigadier General's Isaac F. Quimby's and John E. Smith's (assumed command 3 June 1863) 7th Division, Major General James B. McPherson's 17th Corps and commanded by Major Charles F. Brown (killed) and Captain Benjamin D. Dean. Later, the regiment was attached to Brigadier General Charles L. Matthies' Brigade of Brigadier General John McArthur's Provisional Division, Major General Cadwallader C. Washburn's XVI Army Corps (Detachment) on Major General William T. Sherman's exterior line.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
U S Missouri 26th Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 24, 2017
3. U S Missouri 26th Infantry Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 25, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 25, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 46 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 25, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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