Vicksburg National Military Park in Warren County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
John B · Sanborn
Commanding 7th Division
April, 13 - May 2, 1863
Commanding 1st · Brigade
7th Division 17th Corps
May - July 4, 1863
Col · 4th Minn · Inf · Jan · 1, 1862
Brig Gen · US Vols · Aug · 4, 1863
Bvt · Maj · Gen · of Vols · Feb · 19, 1865
Erected 1914 by the U.S. Government.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1863.
Location. 32° 20.999′ N, 90° 50.695′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is on Union Avenue, 0.6 miles north of Clay Street, on the right when traveling north. Located across from the Minnesota State Memorial. 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. Minnesota 4th Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Jesse I. Alexander (within shouting distance of this marker); George B. Boomer (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); U.S. 17th Battery. Isaac F. Quinby (approx. 0.2 miles away); Remember the Sacrifices (approx. 0.2 miles away); 93rd Infantry (approx. ¼ mile away); U.S. 6th Battery, (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
More about this marker. Cost of bronze statue was $615 and the sculptor was T.A.R. Kitson.
Also see . . . Wikipedia article on John B. Sanborn. (Submitted on November 22, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 22, 2017. It was originally submitted on November 22, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 163 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 22, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.