|Department of Iowa - Civil War Monuments|
County - Vicksburg
Monument for Iowa 5th, 10th and 17th Infantry Regiments
The Iowa 5th, 10th and 17th were all involved in several battles in the Vicksburg Campaign. They were heavily involved in the Battle at Champion Hill on May 16 and the assault on Vicksburg on May 22. The monument is located early on the tour route - before Tour Stop #1. There are also three nearby camp position markers on the right side of the road Photos taken 10/5/08. Position marker photos taken 5/26/13.