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

U.S. 11th Battery,

Ohio Light Artillery;

 

— 7th Div.; 17th Corps; Army of the Tennessee. —

 
<small>U.S.</small> 11th Battery, Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 25, 2017
1. U.S. 11th Battery, Marker
Inscription.  
Lieut. Cyrus Sears;
Lieut. Fletcher E. Armstrong;
Capt. Frank C. Sands.

The battery served two 6-pounder guns, two 
12-pounder howitzers and two James rifles on the 
investment line from May 19 to May 26, when it went 
with the first brigade of its division on the 
expedition to Mechanicsburg. It did not return 
to the investment line but was temporarily 
assigned to Kimball's Division, 16th Corps, June 6, 
and served in the vicinity of Haynes' Bluff to the 
end of the siege, July 4, 1863.
 
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 19, 1863.
 
Location. 32° 21.534′ N, 90° 50.353′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker can be reached from Union Avenue, 0.6 miles north of Pemberton Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Union Avenue, Vicksburg MS 39183, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. U.S. Battery G, (here, next to this marker); U.S. Logan's Approach
The first blue marker on the right, image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 25, 2017
2. The first blue marker on the right,
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(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wexford Lodge (Shirley House) (about 500 feet away); Manning F. Force Monument (about 600 feet away); Standing Guard at Jackson Road (about 600 feet away); Art That Honors (about 700 feet away); U.S. Battery L. (approx. ¼ mile away); The Mine Explosion (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
 
Additional keywords. U.S. 11th Battery,
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 14, 2017. It was originally submitted on November 5, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 118 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 5, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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