Vicksburg National Military Park in Warren County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
U S Edward C· Washington
Mortally wounded May 19
Erected 1910 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° 22.209′ N, 90° 50.666′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is on Old Graveyard Road east of Confederate Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Old Graveyard Road, 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 1st Battalion 13th U.S. Infantry (here, next to this marker); U.S. Ewing's Approach. (a few steps from this marker); Thomas Kilby Smith's Brigade; Assault, May 19,1863. (a few steps from this marker); Illinois. 127th Infantry. (a few steps from this marker); U S Missouri 11th Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Mower's Brigade; Assault, Afternoon of May 22, 1863. (within shouting Ohio Thirtieth Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker); Ewing's Brigade; Assault, May 22, 1863. (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
More about this marker. The sculptor was Theo Alice Ruggles Kitson and the cost of the bronze was $400.
Regarding U S Edward C· Washington. He was appointed Captain with the regular army on May 14, 1861, and accepted as a Captain June 19, 1861. Assigned to Company A, 13th U.S. Infantry, he was killed in action, leading an assault, at Vicksburg, Mississippi, and posthumously brevetted to major.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 3, 2018. It was originally submitted on April 3, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 160 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 3, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.