Vicksburg National Military Park in Warren County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Brig. Gen. Martin E. Green
Army of Vicksburg
Killed in this redan June 27 1863
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 June 27, 1863.
Location. 32° 22.118′ N, 90° 50.688′ 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 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. Small Redan on Left of Green's Brigade. (here, next to this marker); Here Brothers Fought (a few steps from this marker); Missouri State Memorial (a few steps from this marker); C.S. Lowe's (Missouri) Battery; (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.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.
Regarding Brig. Gen. Martin E. Green. He was killed by an enemy sharpshooter during the siege of Vicksburg. He has a memorial military marker in Vicksburg's Soldiers Rest Confederate Cemetery, but the exact location of his remains is unknown, and may not even be in Mississippi. According to the NPS Confederate Soldier listing at Vicksburg, a footnote remarks he was interred at the George Marshall Lot; reportedly he is buried in Grave # 542 Cedar Hill Cemetery at Vicksburg.
Also see . . . Wikipedia article on General Martin E. Green. (Submitted on March 31, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 23, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 31, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 127 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 31, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.