Vicksburg in Warren County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Samuel B. Maxey
Cadet U.S. Military Academy 1842
Bvt 2nd Lt 7th Inf. Jul 1 1846
2nd Lt 8th Inf Feb 23 1847
Bvt 1st Lieutenant Aug 20 1847
Resigned Sept 17, 1849
Col 9th Texas Inf Nov 4, 1861
Brig Gen C.S. Army Mar 4 1862
Assigned to duty with rank of Maj Gen
May 19, 1864 to Rank from Apr 18, 1864
Erected 1915 by U.S. Goverment.
Location. 32° 19.091′ N, 90° 53.489′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is on North Frontage Road 0.1 miles 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. Samuel G. French (within shouting distance of this marker); Evander McNair (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); C.S. Company C, Louisiana 22nd Infantry (approx. 0.3 miles away); C.S. Marks' Company, 22D Louisiana; (approx. 0.3 miles away); "The Widow Blakely" (approx. 0.3 miles away); Louisiana Eighth Battalion (approx. 0.3 miles away); Running the Gauntlet (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg.
More about this marker. Sculpted by T.A.R. Kitson, the cost was $615 for the bronze and was erected July, 1915.
Also see . . . Wikipedia article on Samuel B. Maxey. (Submitted on May 18, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
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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 87 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 18, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.