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This Shell Fired into Vicksburg

 
 
This Shell Fired into Vicksburg Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, August 26, 2009
1. This Shell Fired into Vicksburg Marker
Inscription. This shell was fired into Vicksburg, Miss. by Union Troops in 1863. Presented to the City of Madison by the Widow of Dr. W. A. Collins, Assistant Surgeon of the Sixth Indiana.
 
Location. 38° 44.166′ N, 85° 22.559′ W. Marker is in Madison, Indiana, in Jefferson County. Marker is on East Main Street west of Walnut Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Madison IN 47250, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jefferson County ( Indiana ) Civil War Memorial (here, next to this marker); Samuel Woodfill (within shouting distance of this marker); Jefferson County War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Replica of The Statue of Liberty (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lt. General Walter Krueger (about 300 feet away); Irene Dunne (approx. 0.2 miles away); Michael C. Garber (approx. 0.2 miles away); Madison Historic District (approx. mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Madison.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Full View - - This Shell Fired into Vicksburg Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, August 26, 2009
2. Full View - - This Shell Fired into Vicksburg Marker
Long View - - This Shell Fired into Vicksburg Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, August 26, 2009
3. Long View - - This Shell Fired into Vicksburg Marker
Other View - - This Shell Fired into Vicksburg Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, August 26, 2009
4. Other View - - This Shell Fired into Vicksburg Marker
Other - - This Shell Fired into Vicksburg Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, August 26, 2009
5. Other - - This Shell Fired into Vicksburg Marker
The marker can be seen in front of the Civil War Memorial.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 864 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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