Vicksburg National Military Park in Warren County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Louisiana 27th Infantry
Lieut. Col. L.L. McLaurin
Major Alex S. Norwood
Col. L.D. Marks
Capt. Joseph T. Hatch
Casualties during the defense
killed 58, wounded 96, total 154
Lieut. Col. L.L. McLaurin, Lieut.
George Harris, Capt. J.F. Spencer
(on General Shoup's staff) killed
Col. L.D. Marks mortally wounded
Erected by the United States War Department.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
Location. 32° 22.23′ N, 90° 50.726′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is on Confederate Avenue west of Old Graveyard Road, on the left when traveling east. 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. L.L. Mc Laurin (here, next to this marker); Leon Dawson Marks (here, next to this marker); Lunette at left of Stockade. (a few steps from this marker); C.S. McNally's (Arkansas) Battery; West Virginia 4th Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Ewing's Brigade; Assault, May 19, 1863. (within shouting distance of this marker); Defending Graveyard Road (within shouting distance of this marker); Martin L. Smith (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
Credits. This page was last revised on March 29, 2018. It was originally submitted on March 29, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 167 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 29, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.