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

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

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

 
 
<small>C.S.</small> Company A, 1st Mississippi Light Artillery; Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 23, 2018
1. C.S. Company A, 1st Mississippi Light Artillery; Marker
Inscription.  
Capt. S.J. Ridley;
Lieut. Charles E. Hooker;
Lieut. P.B. Lancaster.
One section of the company served two 6-pounder guns in this position, Cox House battery, from May 18 to the end of the defense, July 4, 1863.
 
Erected by the United States War Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 32° 20.835′ N, 90° 51.263′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is on Confederate Avenue 0.4 miles south of Pemberton Circle, on the right when traveling 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. C.S. Artillery Company, (a few steps from this marker); Jefferson Davis (a few steps from this marker); C.S. Company B, (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Anshe Chesed Congregation (about 400 feet away); Mississippi Company A 1st Light Artillery
<small>C.S.</small> Company A, 1st Mississippi Light Artillery; Marker and guns. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 23, 2018
2. C.S. Company A, 1st Mississippi Light Artillery; Marker and guns.
(about 400 feet away); C.S. Company G, 1st Mississippi Light Artillery; (about 400 feet away); Company G 1st Light Artillery, Mississippi (about 500 feet away); Temple Anshe Chesed Cemetery (about 500 feet away). 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 108 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 28, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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