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

Eugene A. Carr

Brig. General U.S. Vols.

— Commanding 14th Division Thirteenth Army Corps —

 
 
Eugene A. Carr Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, October 24, 2017
1. Eugene A. Carr Marker
Inscription.  
Cadet U. S. Military Academy 1846
Bvt. 2nd Lt. Mtd. Rifles July 1 1850
Second Lieutenant June 30 1851
First Lieut. 1st Cav. March 3 1855
Captain June 11 1858
Trans. To 4th Cav. Aug, 3 1861
Colonel 3rd Ill. Cav. Aug, 16 1861
Brig, Gen. U.S. Vols. Mar. 7 1862
Bvt. Maj. Gen. Of Vols. Mar. 11 1865
Bvt. Maj. Gen. U. S. Army Mar. 13 1865
Hon. Mustered Out Jan. 15 1866
Major 5th Cavalry July 17 1862
Lieut. Col. 4th Cav. Jan. 7 1873
Trans. To 5th Cav. April 10 1873
Colonel 6th Cavalry Apr. 29 1879
Brig. Gen. U.S Army July 19 1892

 
Erected 1916 by the U.S. Government.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is March 3, 1855.
 
Location. 32° 20.496′ N, 90° 51.136′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is on Union Avenue, on the right when traveling north. 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 are within walking distance of this marker
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. Illinois 33D Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Illinois 99th Infantry. (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S. Battery A, (within shouting distance of this marker); Wisconsin Eleventh Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); U.S. Carr's Approach (about 300 feet away); U.S. 1st Battery, (about 400 feet away); Michael K. Lawler (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Michael K. Lawler (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
 
More about this marker. The cost for the bronze was $575 and the sculptor is R. Hinton Perry.
 
Eugene A. Carr bronze. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, October 24, 2017
2. Eugene A. Carr bronze.
View north on Union Avenue from statue. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, October 24, 2017
3. View north on Union Avenue from statue.
Brigadier General Eugene Asa Carr image. Click for full size.
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4. Brigadier General Eugene Asa Carr
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 23, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 12, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 194 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 12, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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