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

U.S. Battery H,

1st Illinois Light Artillery;

 

— 2D Div.: 15th Corps; Army of the Tennessee. —

 
<small>U.S.</small> Battery H, Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 25, 2017
1. U.S. Battery H, Marker
Inscription.  
Capt. Levi W. Hart.

The battery served four 20-pounder Parrott rifles on this ridge and to the left of this tablet from the morning of May 19 to about May 27, 1863, when it was ordered to an advanced position.
 
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° 22.3′ N, 90° 50.396′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is at the intersection of Union Avenue and Old Graveyard Road, on the left when traveling north on Union 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 B, (a few steps from this marker); U.S. Battery B, (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ohio Thirtieth Infantry; (about 400 feet away); Iowa 2nd Battery (about 400 feet away); Buckland's Brigade; Assaults, May 19 and May 22, 1863.
Marker with Old Graveyard Road to the right and Union Avenue to the left. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 25, 2017
2. Marker with Old Graveyard Road to the right and Union Avenue to the left.
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(about 400 feet away); Dash of Courage (about 400 feet away); Ohio Thirty Seventh Infantry; (about 400 feet away); U.S. Ewing's Approach. (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 7, 2017. It was originally submitted on November 7, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 110 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 7, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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