Vicksburg National Military Park in Warren County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Siege Operations, May 23-July 4.
Campaign, Siege, and Defense of Vicksburg; 1863.
Reported casualties. May 23-July 4: Union, killed 94, wounded 25, missing 119, total 638, 19 officers killed or mortally wounded. Confederate. Not separately reported. Reported casualties, May 18-July 4: Union, killed 766, wounded 3793, missing 276, total 4835, 107 officers killed or mortally wounded. Confederate, river batteries not included, killed 873, wounded 2141, missing 158, total 3172, 83 officers killed or mortally wounded.
Erected by National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
Location. 32° 22.623′ N, 90° 50.009′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is on Grant Circle west of Grant Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Grant Circle, 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. Assault on the Confederate Line of Defense, May 22. (a few steps from this marker); Massachusetts Tribute to the 29th, 35th and 36th Regiments Volunteer InfantryAssault on the Confederate Line of Defense, May 19. (within shouting distance of this marker); Grant’s Headquarters (within shouting distance of this marker); U S Headquarters 16th Corps (Detachment) (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of Champion's Hill, Mississippi, May 16. (within shouting distance of this marker); Engagement at Jackson, Mississippi, May 14. (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ulysses S. Grant (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
Also see . . . Wikipedia article on the Siege of Vicksburg. (Submitted on November 18, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
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