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

C.S. Company G, 1st Mississippi Light Artillery;

Maury's - Forney's Div.; Army of Vicksburg.

 
 
<small>C.S.</small> Company G, 1st Mississippi Light Artillery; Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 23, 2018
1. C.S. Company G, 1st Mississippi Light Artillery; Marker
Inscription.  
Capt. J.J. Cowan.
The company was engaged in the Battle of Champion's Hill, May 16, attached to Loring's Division; casualties, wounded 2. At the close of that battle it fell back with the army to Vicksburg most of the enlisted men were armed with muskets and served in the trenches on the line of Moore's Brigade and near this tablet from May 18, to the end of the defense, July 4, 1863. A detachment served one 18-pounder siege gun in a position, not in the park, about 500 yards north of the railroad. This gun, one 30-pounder Parrott rifle and one Whitworth rifle, all in the rear of the line of Moore's Brigade, under Capt. J.J. Cowan.
 
Erected by the United States War Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 32° 20.902′ N, 90° 51.282′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is on Confederate Avenue south of Pemberton Circle, on the right when traveling
The view from the marker looking South towards the park visitors center. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 23, 2018
2. The view from the marker looking South towards the park visitors center.
south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Confederate 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. Company G 1st Light Artillery, Mississippi (a few steps from this marker); C.S. Alabama Battery; (within shouting distance of this marker); Jefferson Davis (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mississippi Company A 1st Light Artillery (about 400 feet away); C.S. Company A, 1st Mississippi Light Artillery; (about 400 feet away); C.S. Artillery Company, (about 400 feet away); C.S. Company B, (about 700 feet away); Anshe Chesed Congregation (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
 
Entrance to Vicksburg National Military Park. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 25, 2017
3. Entrance to 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 84 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 28, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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