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

West Virginia 4th Infantry

 
 
West Virginia 4th Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 23, 2018
1. West Virginia 4th Infantry Marker
Inscription.  
Assault
May 19, 1863
Killed 27
Wounded 110 Total 137
Major Arza M. Goodspeed
killed
Lt. Findley D. Ong
Mortally wounded

 
Erected by the State of West Virginia.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 32° 22.253′ N, 90° 50.737′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker can be reached from Confederate Avenue west of Old Graveyard Road. 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. Ewing's Brigade; Assault, May 19, 1863. (here, next to this marker); C.S. McNally's (Arkansas) Battery; (within shouting distance of this marker); Lunette at left of Stockade. (within shouting distance of this marker); Leon Dawson Marks (within shouting distance of this marker); Louisiana 27th Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker);
View from marker east towards Old Graveyard Road and the Stockade Redan in far background. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 23, 2018
2. View from marker east towards Old Graveyard Road and the Stockade Redan in far background.
L.L. Mc Laurin (within shouting distance of this marker); Martin L. Smith (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Defending Graveyard Road (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
 
Also see . . .  National Park Service on West Virginia Troops in the Vicksburg Campaign. (Submitted on April 1, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 1, 2018. It was originally submitted on April 1, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 91 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 1, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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