Vicksburg National Military Park in Warren County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
U.S. Battery A,
2D Illinois Light Artillery;
— 14th Div.; 13th Corps: Army of the Tennessee. —
Lieut. Frank B. Fenton;
Capt. Peter Davidson.
Erected by National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is May 22, 1863.
Location. 32° 20.514′ N, 90° 51.15′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is at the intersection of Union Avenue and Confederate Avenue, on the left when traveling north on Union Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Union Avenue, Vicksburg MS 39180, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers Illinois 99th Infantry. (a few steps from this marker); Illinois 33D Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Eugene A. Carr (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S. Carr's Approach (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S. 1st Battery, (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wisconsin Eleventh Infantry (about 400 feet away); Indiana 1st Battery Light Artillery (about 500 feet away); Michael K. Lawler (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
Regarding U.S. Battery A,. Monument and iron tablet located on Union Avenue 50 yards south of the railroad bridge. This unit was attached to Brigadier General Eugene A. Carr's 14th Division, Major General's John A. McClernand (relieved 6/19/63) and Edward O.C. Ord's XIII Army Corps and was commanded by Lieutenant Jacob C. Hansel, Lieutenant Frank B. Fenton and Captain Peter Davidson.
Additional keywords. U.S. Battery A,
Credits. This page was last revised on November 5, 2017. It was originally submitted on November 5, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 223 times since then and 61 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 5, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.