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

Peter J· Osterhaus

 
 
Peter J· Osterhaus Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, October 24, 2017
1. Peter J· Osterhaus Marker
Inscription.  
Brig · General U · S · Vols
Commanding 9th Division
Thirteenth Army Corps
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Maj · MO · Inf · Bat'ln Apr·27, 1861
Col · 12th · MO·Inf · Dec·19' 1861
Brig·Gen·U·S·Vols · June 9, 1862
Maj·Gen·of Vols· July 25, 1864

 
Erected 1913 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 June 9, 1862.
 
Location. 32° 20.312′ N, 90° 51.298′ 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. Illinois 118th Infantry. (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); "A Most Delightful Reunion" (about 600 feet away); U.S. Battery A, (approx. 0.2 miles away); Michael K. Lawler (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Michael K. Lawler (approx. 0.2 miles away);
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Wisconsin Eleventh Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ohio (approx. ¼ mile away); U.S. Carr's Approach. (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
 
Regarding Peter J· Osterhaus. The cost of the bronze bust was $565 and $220 for the pedestal. The sculptor was T.A.R. Kitson.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on Peter J. Osterhaus. (Submitted on November 24, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
View looking south on Union Avenue. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, October 24, 2017
2. View looking south on Union Avenue.
The Peter J Osterhaus monument. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, October 24, 2017
3. The Peter J Osterhaus monument.
Union Major General Peter Joseph Osterhaus image. Click for full size.
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4. Union Major General Peter Joseph Osterhaus
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 24, 2017. It was originally submitted on November 24, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 276 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 24, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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