Assault on the Railroad Redoubt

May 22, 1863



High Watermark of Federal Assault on the Railroad Redoubt on May 22, 1863
Map adapted from Grabau, Warren E., Ninety-Eight Days: A Geographer's View of the Vicksburg Campaign
and Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division

 

 


Railroad Redoubt (top of hill at left.) Center is looking North.
48th OVI furthest advance marker is in center near road.
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View from the Railroad Redoubt (at left.) Center is looking East.
48th OVI attacked from a point in the distance in the gap between the trees.
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Railroad Redoubt is in the middle distance. 48th jumped off for its assault
from a point near the road at right.
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Photos courtesy of Bruce Schulze, CivilWarAlbum.com

Vicksburg Map Detail courtesy of Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division

 

Unless otherwise noted, all photos are courtesy of
Bruce Schulze, CivilWarAlbum.com
Thanks Bruce!

 

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