Vicksburg in Warren County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
C.S. Company I,
1st Mississippi Light Artillery;
Maury's-Forney's Div.; Army of Vicksburg.
One section of the company. under Lieut. E.L. Bower. served two 12-pounder howitzers in this position from May 18 to the end of the defense, July 4, 1863.
Erected by National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is May 18, 1863.
Location. 32° 19.417′ N, 90° 52.912′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is on Confederate Avenue, half a mile north of Capri Road, on the right when traveling north. Located near the AmeriCorps Southern Region offices. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2715 Confederate Avenue, Vicksburg MS 39180, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. All Saints Episcopal School (within shouting distance of this marker); States Rights Gist (approx. ¼ mile away); South Carolina Monument (approx. ¼ mile away); U.S. Battery K, (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named U.S. Battery K, Evander McNair (approx. 0.6 miles away); C.S. Company C, (approx. 0.6 miles away); Samuel G. French (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg.
More about this marker. Iron tablet located outside of Vicksburg National Military Park, on former park property in the City of Vicksburg.
Regarding C.S. Company I,. Attached to Brigadier General John C. Moore's 2d Brigade, of Major General John H. Forney's Division, Lt. General John C. Pemberton's Army of Vicksburg, and commanded by Colonel William T. Withers.
Additional keywords. C.S. Company I,
Credits. This page was last revised on May 17, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 17, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 184 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 17, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.