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

Evander McNair

 
 
Evander McNair Statue image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 15, 2019
1. Evander McNair Statue
Inscription.  
Brig. General C. S. Army
Commanding Brigade
French's Division
Johnston's Army
______
Col. 4th Ark. Inf. Dec. 20, 1861
Brig. Gen. C.S. Army Nov. 27, 1862

 
Erected 1915 by U.S. Goverment.
 
Location. 32° 19.092′ N, 90° 53.418′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg, Mississippi, in Warren County. Memorial is on North Frontage Road west of Iowa Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Located outside Vicksburg National Military Park, on former park property. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: North Frontage Road, 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. C.S. Company C, (within shouting distance of this marker); Samuel G. French (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Samuel B. Maxey (about 400 feet away); South Carolina Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away); States Rights Gist (approx. 0.4 miles away); Louisiana 22nd Infantry (approx.
Evander McNair Statue on near right. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 15, 2019
2. Evander McNair Statue on near right.
0.4 miles away); C.S. Marks' Company, 22D Louisiana; (approx. 0.4 miles away); "The Widow Blakely" (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg.
 
More about this marker. The sculptor was Anton Schaaf, the cost was $650 for the bronze and it was erected in March, 1915.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on Evander McNair. (Submitted on May 18, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Evander McNair (April 15, 1820 – November 13, 1902). image. Click for full size.
By Public domain
3. Evander McNair (April 15, 1820 – November 13, 1902).
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on May 18, 2019. This page originally submitted on May 18, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 98 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 18, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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