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

John Adams

 
 
John Adams Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, November 28, 2008
1. John Adams Memorial
Sculptor: Anton Schaaf
Inscription.
Brig. General C.S. Army
Commanding First Brigade
Loring's Division
Johnston's Army


Cadet U.S. Military Academy 1841
2nd Lt. U.S. Army Dec. 6, 1846
First Lieutenant Oct. 9, 1846
Captain November 30, 1856
Resigned May 31, 1861
Capt. C.S. Army July 8, 1861
To Rank from March 16, 1861
Colonel 1862
Brig. General Dec. 29, 1862
Killed in Battle Nov. 30, 1864

 
Erected 1915.
 
Location. 32° 22.278′ N, 90° 51.728′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is on Confederate Avenue 0.6 miles east of Fort Hill Drive, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Located in Vicksburg National Military Park. Marker is in this post office area: Vicksburg MS 39183, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Randal W. MacGavock (a few steps from this marker); Tennessee (within shouting distance of this marker); Vicksburg Navy Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); U.S.S. Cairo (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Sinking of Cairo (approx. 0.4 miles
John Adams Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, November 28, 2008
2. John Adams Marker
away); Campaign, Siege and Defense of Vicksburg, 1863. (approx. half a mile away); Soldiers Rest C.S.A. Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away); Thayer's Approach. (approx. mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Vicksburg.
 
Also see . . .  Vicksburg National Military Park. National Park Service. (Submitted on September 10, 2015.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
John Adams Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, November 28, 2008
3. John Adams Marker
John Adams Marker, Franklin, Tennessee image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, March 22, 2009
4. John Adams Marker, Franklin, Tennessee
Marker located on Winstead Hill.
John Adams, Franklin, Tennessee image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, March 22, 2009
5. John Adams, Franklin, Tennessee
The spot where John Adams was killed at Franklin, TN on Nov. 30, 1864. He was killed atop the Federal works close to the Carter Gin along Columbia Pike, while rallying his men on horseback.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 165 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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