Vicksburg National Military Park in Warren County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Indiana 1st Battery Light Artillery
14th Division 13th Corps
Engaged: Port Gibson, May 1;
Champion's Hill, May 16; Big Black
River Bridge, May 17; Assault, May 22;
Siege, May 23-July 4. Casualties:
Killed 2, wounded 1, total 3.
Erected by the State of Indiana.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant day of the year for for this entry is May 1.
Location. 32° 20.566′ N, 90° 51.086′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is on Clay Street west of Old Highway 27, on the right when traveling east. Located diagonally across from the main entrance to Vicksburg National Military Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3201 Clay Street, 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. 1st Battery, Wisconsin Light Artillery; (within shouting distance of this marker); Indiana 8th Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Ohio Seventeenth Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Ohio Ninety Sixth Infantry, U.S. 17th Battery. (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); U.S. Carr's Approach (about 300 feet away); U.S. 1st Battery, (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named U.S. 1st Battery, (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
More about this marker. Although located on Park property, it is outside the part of the Park that requires an entrance fee.
Regarding Indiana 1st Battery Light Artillery. This unit was attached to Brigadier General Eugene A. Carr's 14th Division, Major General's John A. McClernand (relieved of command 19 June 1863) & Edward O.C. Ord's XIII Army Corps and was commanded by Captain Martin Klauss.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 12, 2017. It was originally submitted on November 12, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 317 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 12, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.