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

Andrew Hickenlooper

 
 
Andrew Hickenlooper Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, October 25, 2017
1. Andrew Hickenlooper Marker
Inscription.  
Captain Fifth Ohio Battery
Chief Engineer 17th Army Corps
March 29—July 4, 1863
Logan's Approach and the mines
at its head under the Confederate
Third Louisiana Redan were under
his personal direction
______
Given by his family

 
Erected 1912 by the Hickenlooper family.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is March 29, 1863.
 
Location. 32° 21.527′ N, 90° 50.625′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker can be reached from Old Jackson Road, 0.2 miles west of Union Avenue. Located at the west end of the Third Louisiana Redan parking area. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Old Jackson Road, 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. The Mine Explosion (a few steps from this marker); John E. Smith's Brigade; Assault, May 22, 1863. (a few steps from this marker); Blasting Their Way (a few steps from this marker); U.S. Logan's Approach.
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Mortimer D. Leggett (within shouting distance of this marker); Melancthon Smith (within shouting distance of this marker); Affair of the Crater; June 25-26, 1863. (within shouting distance of this marker); C.S. Appeal (Arkansas) Battery; (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
 
Regarding Andrew Hickenlooper. The cost of the bronze statue was $10,000 and $4,100 for the pedestal. The sculptor was William Couper.
 
Andrew Hickenlooper statue. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, October 25, 2017
2. Andrew Hickenlooper statue.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 27, 2017. It was originally submitted on November 27, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 352 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 27, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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