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

Texas Waul's Legion

Col. Thomas N. Waul

 
 
Texas Waul's Legion Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, October 24, 2017
1. Texas Waul's Legion Marker
Inscription.  
First Infantry Battalion
Lieut. Col. Barnard Timmons
Second Infantry Battalion
Lieut. Col. James Wrigley
Cavalry Detachment
Lieut. Thoms J. Cleveland
Artillery Company
Captain J.Q. Wall

Casualties during the defense
including an attached battalion
killed 47, wounded 190, missing 8
total 245: Major Allen Cameron
Capts. Samuel Carter and J.A. Led-
better, Assistant Adjt. General
Louis Popendieck. Aide-de-Camp
John Neville Simmons and five
other officers killed

 
Erected by National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 32° 20.57′ N, 90° 51.398′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker can be reached from Confederate Avenue, 0.2 miles west of Union Avenue. 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
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this marker. C.S. Waul's Texas Legion; Army of Vicksburg (a few steps from this marker); Briefly Breaching the Line (within shouting distance of this marker); Texas Johnston's Army (within shouting distance of this marker); Texas (within shouting distance of this marker); C.S. Hudson's (Mississippi) Battery; (within shouting distance of this marker); Iowa (within shouting distance of this marker); C.S. Alabama Battery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Iowa 21st Infantry (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on Thomas Neville Waul. (Submitted on November 4, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Texas Waul's Legion Marker with the Railroad Redoubt in background. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, October 24, 2017
2. Texas Waul's Legion Marker with the Railroad Redoubt in background.
General Thomas Neville Waul image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton
3. General Thomas Neville Waul
Texas Waul's Legion Marker on far left with Texas Monument in background. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, October 24, 2017
4. Texas Waul's Legion Marker on far left with Texas Monument in background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 4, 2017. It was originally submitted on November 4, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 301 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 4, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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