Vicksburg National Military Park in Warren County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Siege Operations, May 23-July 4.
Campaign, Siege, and Defense of Vicksburg; 1863.
Reported casualties. May 23-July 4: Union, killed 94, wounded 25, missing 119, total 638, 19 officers killed or mortally wounded. Confederate, not separately reported. Reported casualties, May 18-July 4: Union, killed 766, wounded 3793, missing 276, total 4835,107 officers killed or mortally wounded. Confederate, river batteries not included, killed 873, wounded 2141, missing 158, total 3172, 93 officers killed or mortally wounded.
Erected by the United States War Department.
Location. 32° 21.112′ N, 90° 51.13′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is at the intersection of Pemberton Circle and Confederate Avenue, on the right when traveling south on Pemberton Circle Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Pemberton Circle, Vicksburg MS 39183, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Assault on the Confederate Line of Defense, May 22. (here, next to this marker); Assault on the Confederate Line of Defense, May 19. (a few steps from this marker); Engagement at Big Black River Bridge, Mississippi, May 17. (a few steps from this marker); John C Pemberton (a few steps from this marker); Battle of Champion's Hill, Mississippi, May 16. (a few steps from this marker); Engagement at Jackson, Mississippi, May 14. (a few steps from this marker); Engagement at Raymond, Mississippi, May 12. (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of Port Gibson, Mississippi, May 1. (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
Also see . . . Wikipedia article on the Siege of Vicksburg. (Submitted on March 28, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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