Vicksburg National Military Park in Warren County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
C S Headquarters Maury's-Forney's Division
Army of Vicksburg.
May 21 – July 4 1863
Abou 900 yards west of this tablet
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 21, 1863.
Location. 32° 21.394′ N, 90° 50.904′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is on Confederate Avenue, 0.2 miles Pemberton Avenue, 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. A Formidable Obstacle (a few steps from this marker); Brig. Gen. Lloyd Tilghman (within shouting distance of this marker); Lloyd Tilghman Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Mississippi 7th Battalion (within shouting distance of this marker); Louisiana (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stevenson's Brigade; Assault, May 22, 1863. (about 700 feet away); US Capt. Robert Buchanan (about 700 feet away); C.S. Appeal (Arkansas) Battery; (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
Also see . . . Wikipedia article on John H. Forney. (Submitted on April 1, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 23, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 1, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 107 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 1, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.