Vicksburg National Military Park in Warren County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Small Redan on Left of Green's Brigade.
Confederate Position Tablet
The position was held, May 22, and the assaults of the Union force repulsed by the 7th Mississippi Infantry Battalion, the 5th Missouri Infantry and one company of the 1st and 4th Missouri Infantry (Consolidated). The casualties cannot be accurately stated.
This redan, after June 2, was held by the 20th Arkansas of Green's Brigade. Gen. Green was killed in it the morning of June 27. Two countermines against the Union approach were prepared but not fired.
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 19, 1863.
Location. 32° 22.122′ N, 90° 50.689′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is on Confederate Avenue, 0.1 miles south of Old Graveyard Road, on the left when travelingTouch 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. Brig. Gen. Martin E. Green (here, next to this marker); Here Brothers Fought (a few steps from this marker); C.S. Lowe's (Missouri) Battery; (a few steps from this marker); Missouri State Memorial (a few steps from this marker); U.S. Giles A. Smith's Approach. (within shouting distance of this marker); Giles A. Smith's Brigade; Assault, Afternoon of May 22, 1863. (within shouting distance of this marker); Arkansas State Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Maj. Alexander Yates (about 400 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 30, 2018. It was originally submitted on March 30, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 146 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 30, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.