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

U.S. 4th Battery, Ohio Light Artillery;

 
 
U.S. 4th Battery, Ohio Light Artillery; Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 23, 2018
1. U.S. 4th Battery, Ohio Light Artillery; Marker
Inscription.  
1st Div.; 15th Corps; Army of The Tennessee.
Capt. Louis Hoffman;
Lieut. George Froehlich.
The first section of the battery, under Lieut.
George Froehlich, served two 12-pounder howitzers
in this position from May 19 to the evening of June
18, 1863, when the section was ordered to an
advanced position.

 
Erected by the United States War Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 32° 22.922′ N, 90° 51.386′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is on Union Avenue 0.3 miles south of Sherman Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Not located within the Vicksburg National Military Park proper. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 332 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. U S Missouri 29th Infantry (approx. 0.3 miles away); U S Missouri 27th Infantry (approx. 0.3 miles away); Vicksburg Navy Memorial
Looking south, on Union Avenue, towards the north border of the Vicksburg National Military Park. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 23, 2018
2. Looking south, on Union Avenue, towards the north border of the Vicksburg National Military Park.
(approx. 0.6 miles away); Navy to the Rescue (approx. 0.6 miles away); U.S. 8th Battery, (approx. 0.6 miles away); Gustavus Lightfoot (approx. 0.7 miles away); Thayer’s Approach (approx. 0.7 miles away); Thayer's Approach. (approx. 0.7 miles away).
 
View of marker looking north on Union Avenue. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 23, 2018
3. View of marker looking north on Union Avenue.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 25, 2018. It was originally submitted on March 25, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 113 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 25, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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