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

U.S. Logan's Approach.

 
 
<small>U.S. </small> Logan's Approach. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 25, 2017
1. U.S. Logan's Approach. Marker
Inscription.  End of Logan’s approach to the 
Confederate Third Louisiana redan; carried 
to this point, June 22, and a gallery 
for a mine begun next day. The 
gallery carried 40 feet to the front 
and a mine at its head, charged with 
2200 pounds of powder, fired about 3:30 
p m., June 25. Another gallery was 
started from a covered gallery constructed in crater made by the explosion, and the mine at its head fired 
the afternoon of July 1.
 
Erected by National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant day of the year for for this entry is June 22.
 
Location. 32° 21.525′ N, 90° 50.645′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker can be reached from Old Jackson Road, 0.2 miles west of Union Avenue. Located at the foot of the Third Louisiana Redan, Tour Stop 3. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Melancthon Smith (a few steps from this marker); Affair of the Crater; June 25-26, 1863. (a few steps from this
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marker); C.S. Appeal (Arkansas) Battery; (a few steps from this marker); Blasting Their Way (a few steps from this marker); Eugene Erwin (within shouting distance of this marker); C S Missouri (within shouting distance of this marker); Third Louisiana Redan, On Left of Jackson Road. (within shouting distance of this marker); Andrew Hickenlooper (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
 
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Additional keywords. U.S. Logan's Approach.
 
 
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 156 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on November 5, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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