Vicksburg National Military Park in Warren County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
C.S. Miscellaneous; Army of Vicksburg.
City Guards, Capt. E. B. Martin.
Signal Corps, Capt. C. A. King.
The Detachment of the 54th Alabama, Buford's Brigade, Loring's
Division, was engaged in the Battle of Champion's Hill, May 16, 1863,
and served in the defense. Neither the Detachment, the City Guards
nor the Signal Corps are mentioned in the "official records" except
in the statement of the organization of the Confederate Army
Erected by the United States War Department.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is May 16, 1863.
Location. 32° 21.091′ N, 90° 51.13′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is at the intersection of Pemberton Circle and Confederate Avenue, on the right when traveling south on Pemberton Circle. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Pemberton 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. Lieutenant General John C. Pemberton (here, next to this marker); C.S. River Batteries; Army of Vicksburg.Battle of Port Gibson, Mississippi, May 1. (a few steps from this marker); Engagement at Raymond, Mississippi, May 12. (a few steps from this marker); Engagement at Jackson, Mississippi, May 14. (a few steps from this marker); John C Pemberton (a few steps from this marker); Battle of Champion's Hill, Mississippi, May 16. (within shouting distance of this marker); Engagement at Big Black River Bridge, Mississippi, May 17. (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
Credits. This page was last revised on March 28, 2018. It was originally submitted on March 28, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 106 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 28, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.