Vicksburg National Military Park in Warren County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Giles A. Smith's Brigade; Assault, Afternoon of May 22, 1863.
Union Position 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 22, 1863.
Location. 32° 22.095′ N, 90° 50.675′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker can be reached from Confederate Avenue, 0.1 miles south of Old Graveyard Road. Located behind the Missouri State Memorial. 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. U.S. Giles A. Smith's Approach. (a few steps from this marker); Missouri State Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Brig. Gen. Martin E. Green (within shouting distance of this marker); Small Redan on Left of Green's Brigade. (within shouting distance of this marker); C.S. Lowe's (Missouri) Battery; (within shouting distance of this marker); Here Brothers Fought (within shouting distance of this marker); Arkansas State Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wisconsin 14th Infantry (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
Also see . . . Wikipedia article on Giles A. Smith. (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 98 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 1, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.