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

U.S. Carr's Approach

 
 
<small>U.S.</small> Carr's Approach Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, October 24, 2017
1. U.S. Carr's Approach Marker
Inscription.  Beginning of Carr's right approach to the Confederate railroad redoubt was in cut immediately at left of this marker. Work on it commenced about June 2, 1863; carried along the railroad from here to the next marker.
 
Erected by National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Railroads & StreetcarsWar, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is June 2, 1863.
 
Location. 32° 20.548′ N, 90° 51.138′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is on Confederate Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Confederate Avenue, Vicksburg MS 39180, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. U.S. 1st Battery, (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S. Battery A, (within shouting distance of this marker); Illinois 33D Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Illinois 99th Infantry. (about 300 feet away); Indiana 1st Battery Light Artillery
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(about 300 feet away); Eugene A. Carr (about 300 feet away); U.S. 1st Battery, Wisconsin Light Artillery; (about 300 feet away); Indiana 8th Infantry (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
 
Additional keywords. U.S. Carr's Approach
 
<small>U.S.</small> Carr's Approach Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, October 24, 2017
2. U.S. Carr's Approach Marker
Union General Eugene Asa Carr image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton
3. Union General Eugene Asa Carr
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 3, 2017. It was originally submitted on November 3, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 212 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 3, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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