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

Maj. Alexander Yates

 
 
Maj. Alexander Yates monument. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 23, 2018
1. Maj. Alexander Yates monument.
Inscription.  
36-th Miss. Infantry
killed in battle May 22

 
Erected 1917 by the nephew of Alexander Yates, pedestal by the U.S. War Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 32° 22.183′ N, 90° 50.693′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is on Confederate Avenue south of Old Graveyard Road, 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. Ewing's Brigade; Assault, May 22, 1863. (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S. Ewing's Approach. (within shouting distance of this marker); Mower's Brigade; Assault, Afternoon of May 22, 1863. (within shouting distance of this marker); U S Missouri 11th Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Defending Graveyard Road (within shouting distance of this marker); U S Edward C· Washington
View of this monument (near right) looking south on Confederate Avenue. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 23, 2018
2. View of this monument (near right) looking south on Confederate Avenue.
(within shouting distance of this marker); U☆S 1st Battalion 13th U.S. Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Ohio Thirtieth Regiment (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 George T. Brewster. The foundry was the Gorham Manufacturing Company.
 
 
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 100 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 3, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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