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

Ohio Thirtieth Regiment

 
 
Ohio Thirtieth Regiment Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 23, 2018
1. Ohio Thirtieth Regiment Marker
Inscription.
This stone marks
the farthest advance of the
Thirtieth Regiment
Ohio Volunteer Infantry
in the assault of May 22, 1863.

 
Erected by the United States War Department.
 
Location. 32° 22.197′ N, 90° 50.655′ 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 left 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. U S Missouri 11th Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Mower's Brigade; Assault, Afternoon of May 22, 1863. (a few steps from this marker); Illinois. 127th Infantry. (a few steps from this marker); Ewing's Brigade; Assault, May 22, 1863. (a few steps from this marker); Thomas Kilby Smith's Brigade; Assault, May 19,1863. (a few steps from this marker); U☆S 1st Battalion 13th U.S. Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S. Ewing's Approach.
Ohio Thirtieth Regiment Marker at foot of Stockade Redan (Tour Stop #10). image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 23, 2018
2. Ohio Thirtieth Regiment Marker at foot of Stockade Redan (Tour Stop #10).
(within shouting distance of this marker); U S Edward C· Washington (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
 
Regarding Ohio Thirtieth Regiment. This unit was attached to Brigadier General Hugh Ewing's 3d Brigade of Major General Francis P. Blair's 2d Division, Major General's William T. Sherman's and Frederick Steel's XV Army Corps, and commanded by Lt. Colonel George H. Hildt and Colonel Theodore Jones.
 
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 54 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 1, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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