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

1st and 3rd Mississippi Infantry Regiments (USA)

Mississippi African American Monument

 
 
1st and 3rd Mississippi Infantry Regiments, A.D. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, August 7, 2010
1. 1st and 3rd Mississippi Infantry Regiments, A.D. Marker
Inscription.

Commemorating the
service of the
1st and 3rd Mississippi
Infantry Regiments
,
African Descent and
all Mississippians of
African descent
who participated in
the Vicksburg
Campaign
.

 
Erected 2004 by the State of Mississippi.
 
Location. 32° 22.438′ N, 90° 50.007′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Miltary Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is on Grant Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in the National Military Park, between mileposts 4.3 and 4.4 on Grant Avenue, off the northeast bend of Union Avenue. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3201 Clay Street, Vicksburg MS 39183, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ulysses S. Grant (approx. 0.2 miles away); Thayer's Approach. (approx. one mile away); Wexford Lodge (Shirley House) (approx. 1.1 miles away); Manning F. Force Monument (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Mine Explosion (approx. 1.2 miles away); The End In Sight (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Surrender Interview Site (approx. 1.3 miles away); Lloyd Tilghman Memorial (approx. 1.5 miles away).
 
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1st and 3rd Mississippi Infantry Regiments, A.D. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, August 7, 2010
2. 1st and 3rd Mississippi Infantry Regiments, A.D. Marker
 Mississippi African American Monument. - National Park Service (Submitted on August 27, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.) 
 
Additional keywords. National Park Service; Battle of Milliken's Bend; Mississippi Volunteers; U.S. Colored Troops; USCT; 51st U.S. Colored Infantry; 53rd U.S. Colored Infantry; U.S.C.I.; Battle of Snyder's (Hayne's) Bluff; J. Kim Sessums, sculptor.
 
Categories. African AmericansWar, US Civil
 
1st and 3rd Mississippi Infantry Regiments, A.D. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, August 7, 2010
3. 1st and 3rd Mississippi Infantry Regiments, A.D. Marker
Vicksburg African American Monument image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, August 7, 2010
4. Vicksburg African American Monument
Sculptor: J. Kim Sessums, M.D.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,640 times since then and 33 times this year. Last updated on , by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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