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

Illinois. 127th Infantry.

 
 
Illinois. 127th Infantry. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 23, 2018
1. Illinois. 127th Infantry. Marker
Inscription.
Assault, May 19, 1863
killed 8, wounded 31,
missing 1,
total 40,
Lieut. Hiram McClintock
killed, Capt. Johns Riddle
mortally wounded.

 
Erected by the United States War Department.
 
Location. 32° 22.204′ N, 90° 50.654′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is on Old Graveyard Road 0.8 miles west of Union Avenue, on the right. 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. Thomas Kilby Smith's Brigade; Assault, May 19,1863. (here, next to this marker); Ohio Thirtieth Regiment (a few steps from this marker); U S Missouri 11th Infantry (a few steps from this marker); U☆S 1st Battalion 13th U.S. Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Mower's Brigade; Assault, Afternoon of May 22, 1863. (a few steps from this marker); Ewing's Brigade; Assault, May 22, 1863. (a few steps from this marker); U S Edward C Washington (a few steps from this marker); U.S. Ewing's Approach. (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
 
Regarding Illinois. 127th Infantry..
Due to erosion this monument has fallen. Looking northerly. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 23, 2018
2. Due to erosion this monument has fallen. Looking northerly.
This unit was attached to Colonel Thomas Kilby Smith & Brigadier General Joseph A.J. Lightburn's (assumed command 24 May 1863) 2nd Brigade of Major General Francis P. Blair's 2nd Division, Major General William T. Sherman's XV Army Corps and was commanded by Colonel Hamilton N. Eldridge.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 1, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 1, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 49 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 1, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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