Vicksburg in Warren County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Illinois 40th Infantry.
Maj. Hiram W. Hall.
—2D Brig., 1st Div., 16th Corps. —
line from about June 12, 1863.
to end of siege.
Erected by the State of Illinois.
Location. 32° 22.8′ N, 90° 50.32′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is at the intersection of Short Sherman Avenue and Sherman Avenue, on the left when traveling south on Short Sherman Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 30 Short Sherman Avenue, Vicksburg MS 39183, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Stephen G· Hicks (within shouting distance of this marker); Indiana 6th Battery Light Artillery (approx. ¼ mile away); U.S. Detached for Service on Gunboats; (approx. 0.3 miles away); U.S. Detached for Service on Gunboats (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named U.S. Detached for Service on Gunboats; (approx. 0.3 miles away); Battle of Port Gibson, Mississippi, May 1. (approx. 0.3 miles away); Ulysses S. Grant (approx. 0.3 miles away); Engagement at Raymond, Mississippi, May 12. (approx. 0.3 miles away).
More about this marker. 50 years ago, about 24.4 acres along Sherman Avenue
Regarding Illinois 40th Infantry.. The monument is located outside of Vicksburg National Military Park on former park property, on the southeast corner of Sherman Avenue and Short Sherman Avenue. This unit was attached to Colonel Stephen G. Hicks 2nd Brigade of Brigadier General William Sooy Smith's 1st Division, Major General Cadwallader C. Washburn's XVI Army Corps (Detachment) and was commanded by Major Hiram W. Hall.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on April 3, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 3, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 60 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 3, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.